What We Do for Our Community
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.
Began with the assistance of Developing World Connections, a group of Canadian volunteers, who wanted to contribute to the Learning Center through construction projects.
Computer skills are one of the best ways to provide young people with good job opportunities. Open Windows currently provides instructions on the basics, but we have a real need for replacements for our 15 year-old computers and for more up-to-date programs. You can help either with donations or with volunteering to spend some time teaching here.
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.
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.
Meet Nilda Girón, New Director, Same Direction With the retirement of Teresa Quiñonez in May of this year, Open Windows veteran Nilda Girón has taken the reins. Nilda has been working at Open Windows more than ten years and comes well prepared for her new position by the wide range of her responsibilities over the Read more about Newsletter Summer 2018[…]
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[…]