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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.
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.
In August we had the visit of a group of young people from Canada who were working in the community, painting, placing stoves in low-income family homes. His work has meant a lot to our community in San Miguel Dueñas, as well as in San Juan Alotenango. Thanks and we hope you come back.
On July 21, a workshop was held with 140 young people from the basic education institutes of the municipality and scholarship holders who have the learning center, where people from the Asociación Gente que Avanza de Uruguay shared with them the themes of Self Esteem and Life Project. Within the central message given to Read more about Workshop with 140 young people[…]
On July 12, a workshop was held with 30 teachers from elementary schools in the municipality, thanks to the support of Dr. Tunks and students from the University of North Texas and South Methodist University. The workshop consisted of science and mathematics, 5 stations with different science projects: lunar phases, the effect of environmental pollution, Read more about Dr. Tunks and students from the University of North Texas and South Methodist University.[…]
The North Texas University and South Methodist University students’ group, in addition to the workshop with teachers, conducted science activities with the children attending this learning center, collaborating in the database for the health clinic and assisting a group of ladies to start a business of selling cleaning products made by themselves.
Rafael, is a child with difficulty to listen, who has improved his learning and attending daily learning center, has allowed him to further develop his skills.