It was founded by a group of economics students in 2005. Since its foundation, the SIFE team has carried out several projects to help Salvadoran communities in need. This is a "process of social responsibility" through which students can learn about this necessary aspect of corporate life, which serves as work experience before getting their degree and venturing into a job environment. For more information, please visit http://www.sife.org/
Sife Esen has worked in many fields and continues to do so. Among these are the gathering of necessities and cleaning products for an orphanage, as well as providing basic finance education to communities neighboring the university campus.
The President regulates the following departments
Public Relations: Hugo Orestes Vasquez
Project Coordination: Aldo Salandra
Finances: Maria Luisa Quintanilla
Monetary Collection: Mariel Zaldana
Human Resources: Camila Galicia
Research and Development: Camila Minero.
SIFE-ESEN participated in a SIFE World Cup for the first time in 2007 in New York City. The team was seeded in League 8 along with Morocco, Kenya and Slovenia. The team did not qualify to the second round, but won a Spirit Award for its participation.
Coming in as current champions, SIFE-ESEN arrived to Managua in hope to obtain a back-to-back championship. Unfortunately, the team placed second, just below the Universidad de El Salvador team (SIFE-UES). Fellow competitors were: SIFE-UES, SIFE-Matias and SIFE-UFG.
After 3 national competitions, SIFE-ESEN obtained its first national championship and with it the qualification to its first world cup. Fellow participants were: SIFE-UES (defending back-to-back champions) and SIFE-UFG.
SIFE-ESEN participated in the regional championship but lost to the Universidad Francisco Marroquin team.