Skip to content

Cesar Jara Trujillo

Photo of Cesar Jara Trujillo

Scholar Cesar Jara Trujillo from University of Chicago Scholars 2019-2020.

Advisor to the Vice Minister of Construction and Sanitation, Ministry of Housing, Construction, and Sanitation


In 2017, Cesar Jara created and implemented PRESET, a virtual platform that has improved the evaluation process of water and sanitation projects through digital technical assistance reaching 1,872 Peruvian municipalities and reducing evaluation time on projects from 24 to five months. Now, Cesar is focused on the implementation of the First Strategy, which aims to increase the percentage of rural households in Peru that drink chlorinated water from 2.6 percent in 2018 to 41 percent in 2021.

Your support turns hope into action

Donate to the Barack Obama Foundation.

The Barack Obama Foundation is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (EIN 46-4950751).

More University of Chicago Scholars

More About the Scholars Program

Two women are hugging each other at an event. The first woman's face is obscured from the camera. She has dark hair and is wearing a black shirt and black pants. The second woman is turned towards the camera and smiling. She  has a deep olive complexion, long dark hair, and is wearing a red jacket with black pants. Behind them, a woman in a blue dress stands off to the side.

More About the Scholars Program

The Obama Foundation Scholars program gives rising leaders from around the world who are already making a difference in their communities the opportunity to take their work to the next level.

Learn More