The Confederation of Students of Chile (Confech) called a demonstration on its social networks -dated for March 25- to increase the amount of the Food Scholarship for Higher Education (BAES). This will take place in full government of the President Gabriel Boricformer university leader.
“This March 25 at 11:00 a.m. throughout the national territory we will be demonstrating together with Lucha BAES for the #RAISEBAES how it started, making visible all the historical debts that exist in terms of education, because this year we are going with everything! !” Confech pointed out on his Twitter account.
The spokesperson of the Confech,
? This March 25 at 11:00 a.m. throughout the national territory we will be demonstrating together with Lucha BAES for the #BAESINCREASE How do I start, making visible all the historical debts in terms of education ✊? because this year we are going with everything! pic.twitter.com/quXHUjSHnc
— CONFECH (@Confech) March 15, 2022
The spokesperson of the Confech, Naomi Quintanasaid in conversation with Cooperative Radio that the amount delivered by BAES, $32,000 pesos per month, “has been the same for 10 years.”
In addition, he pointed out that new premises are associated with the system of the National Board of School Aid and Scholarships (Junaeb), with the aim that the beneficiaries have a greater variety of options to eat.
Let us remember that the President Gabriel Boricthe government spokeswoman, Camila Vallejoand the minister of the Segpres, George Jacksonwere protagonists in the student mobilization of 2011.
Boric was president of the Federation of Students of the University of Chile (FECh) in the period of 2011-2012. Vallejo held the same position in the period 2010-2011, while Jackson served as president of the Federation of Students of the Catholic University (FEUC) between 2010 and 2011.