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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 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.
Thanks to Dr. Dian for coming and checking overall size, weight and condition of the children in the community. In this visit he attended to 80 children. Dr. Zero also visited us, performed a dental checkup and applied fluoride to 33 children, referred two children to a dentist for fillings.
On Monday June 19, the meeting was held to celebrate the parents of children who attend Open Window, despite the rain, activities and work, attended by about 40 parents. Some scholarship students performed a role play, where they showed the most outstanding qualities parents have and what they expect from a dad. Games, dynamics, raffles Read more about Father’s Day[…]
Students from the 6th grade School of the Official Urban School Carlos Wyld Ospina visited the library to investigate in the books, to see the different types of literature that we have, since in the matter of Communication and Language were dealing with the topic of literature. It is a way to make available the Read more about Students Visit[…]
Come, support Open Windows and enjoy the music and boquitas. Thursday, July 13 at 5pm.
From June 6 to 9, volunteers from Oak Grove Lutheran School in the United States visited us, who built a kitchen for a family, installed 3 eco stoves for three families, painted some library facilities and shared with the children. Thank you Bob for visiting and supporting Ventanas Abiertas, the families benefiting from the community Read more about Groups of Volunteers[…]
On May 11, a meeting was held with the mothers of the children attending the learning center. At the meeting they celebrated their day with videos, songs, dramatizations, games, dynamics, raffles. In the end they tasted a rich meal and were given a small gift. They enjoyed and had a fun time.