Author Archives: Administrador

New Horizons Scholarship Project Update

General Information This Project is in a waiting phase currently, which is due to the university matriculation and admission process not starting until later in the year. However, we have been working in the planning and preparation for the two … Continue reading

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High School Project Update

General Information The construction of the workshop phase of IOPEPM high school commenced in late April. Over the past three months, the construction has focused primary on the preparation of the land and the underground drainage system which will protect … Continue reading

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Library Project Update

General Information The library Project consists of a Board of Directors and support committee, with the objective of constructing a community library in El Pital, which will be located above the existing kindergarden. Due to the site chosen for the … Continue reading

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Special Education Project Update

General Information The Special Education and Health Association of the Cangrejal Valley (ASEC) is currently composed of 13 children, 7 boys and 6 girls. During this past quarter, Carolos Alfredo, one of the participating children, who has been unable to … Continue reading

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Arte_Río Project Update

The ARTE_RIO project 2011 is the process of execution for the planning of the project. The time line estimates are: June 09: Artist arrival June 10-12: Artist orientation June 13-17: First week of the workshop June20-24: Second week of the … Continue reading

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New Horizons Project Update

The New Horizons project selected two scholarships for 2011 which were given to Eldy Carcamo who graduated from the Instituto Polivalente, and Heydi Banegas from the Instituto El Rey. However, due to University admission dates and policy, they will not … Continue reading

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Women’s Group Project Update

It can be said there is diversity in terms of the general composition of the group; single mothers, housewives, students, merchants, elderly community members, and young men and women as well. This gives the group a balance in terms of … Continue reading

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Library Project Update

The library Project is working hard on the story-time and library-bandit (bibliobandido) program. The first Sunday of every month, story time takes place with all the children from El Pital; the third Saturday of every month, the bibliobandido takes place … Continue reading

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High School Project Update

In early 2011, the project has had some set-backs in restarting the construction of the workshops because there were some discrepancies between the amounts disbursed by the Minke Foundation and the actual budget of the construction. The projected retirement of … Continue reading

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Conflict Resolution by Heather Clark

I work with the knowledge that collaborating in a group setting is hardly ever a smooth process, free of conflict. Add to the mix cultural differences, uncharted territory for all of the people involved, and demanding personal lives, conflict is … Continue reading

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