Category Archives: Arts & Education

Practicum Students 2011 – A Walk Down Memory Lane by Elias Dubon

During May and June of 2011, I had the opportunity to orient the four practicum students from the local high school Polivalente Elvira Pineda Madrid Institute, whom were working in the Un Mundo office. It was an interesting experience for … Continue reading

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Arts & Cultural Festival Update

General Information Despite not having received funds or one positive funding request, in April of 2011 we decided to hold another arts and cultural festival due to the high demand and interest from the part of the communities. Kency Cantillano, … Continue reading

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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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Introducing Elias Santos Dubon

My name is Elias Santos Dubon and I live in the community of El Pital.  I have been working for Un Mundo as the Project Coordinator, organizing all the different projects with the Cangrejal Valley, among which I have had … 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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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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