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Teaching English, handcrafts, math, and reading support. I would recommend Open Windows Foundation to other volunteers. Furthermore it is an awesome experience to work with children. Also, it was nice to see that they really want to learn. Barbara H.
The building programs at Open Windows began with the Canadian Developing World Connections, whose volunteers wanted to contribute to the Learning Center through construction projects.
Ten computers were generously donated to the library by Rotary International, Woodside Portola Valley and the Rotary Club of Antigua in 2003.
Thanks to Tom Sullivan, a scholarship program was set up in 2003 to enable motivated students from low-income families to go to high school.
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Imagine searching for wood for hours, knowing that how much you find dictates how much time you have to prepare food for your family. Less wood can mean less to eat.
San Juan Alotenango is a community where people are happy to be incorporated to the program of eco stoves, since it will allow them to save firewood and improve their health by not being exposed to smoke produced by open fires.
A group of volunteers from Canada built a house for the Pérez family, which is conformed by the mother and three children, a young lady of 15 years, a girl of 12 and the youngest child of 7 years. For them it is a joy to have a house, because their mother works most of Read more about Community help[…]
In November the second visit in the year of Dr. Dion, who treated 87 children was held, reviewed weight, height and complaints presented. Thanks to Dr. Dion for assisting the children of this community and give recommendations to prevent diseases and control their nutritional status. Thank you for watching over the health of our children. Read more about Dr. Dion – Second Visit[…]
On October 31 the children had a costume contest, those who did not wear a costume in the activity they painted their faces with some design. Children’s enthusiasm is noticeable when there is something that makes them be creative and invent their their own customes. La Llorona … The Monk … the Anabel doll .. Read more about Custome Contest[…]
On Monday, October 30, reinforcement of holidays began, with a total of 172 children and 43 young boys. From 1st grade there are two groups of 15 children each, from 2nd grade there are two groups of 20 each, of 3º there are 33 children, of 4º there are 27 children, of 5º there are Read more about Reinforcement Classes[…]
On Friday the 6th it ended with a rally, in groups the children participated making several challenges in the parks of the municipality.
On Wednesday 4 there was an afternoon of talents, where the children participated in drawing, singing, dancing, declamation and doing something particular that distinguishes them. Singing Dancing Drawing
On Monday, October 2, the day of the child was celebrated, with the presentation of a work by the teachers of the library for the children, a delicious meal and a small gift for the care of their teeth. presentation of work by teachers: Heaven is Falling …
Ventanas Abiertas has the ecological stoves program to help low-income families. This program aims to improve the health of the beneficiary families by avoiding smoke in their kitchens, as well as saving on firewood and therefore contributing to the environment. You can see the difference that is made with the eco stoves that are being Read more about Stoves program[…]
An exchange was held between young people from Canada and the group of scholars of Open Windows, where they shared about leadership, types of leadership, some examples of world leaders and the impact they have had on society. So also on tools that help develop good leadership such as communication, decision making and teamwork.