PHARR, Texas – The Pharr EDC Foundation is a nonprofit organization that provides scholarship opportunities for graduating students residing in the city of Pharr. 

Its mission statement is to “support and promote endeavors that foster educational, occupational, and career opportunities for Pharr residents to advance their socioeconomic status and enhance their quality of life.”

Lilvette Santos is director of the Pharr EDC Foundation. She recently sat down with Rio Grande Guardian International News Service editor and publisher Steve Taylor to discuss the work of the foundation and unveiled some of the new initiatives the foundation will be embarking on in the coming months.

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Editor’s Note: The above interview is the first in a series of features the Rio Grande Guardian International News Service will be running about Pharr EDC Foundation over the course of the year.


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