Collaboration with GVI Mexico at * Save the Children * Center in Playa Del Carmen

Save The Children figures indicate that 95% of children suffer from some type of aggression, 70% in Quintana Roo suffer abandonment, 43% of children between 6 and 17 know a gang member, and 25% have seen drugs or know another child that sells them. Save the Children presence ensures that children who have been affected by abuse, abandonment or the drugs trade will have the support that they need to stay safe should they come into contact with these threats in the future.This project is…

Bringing English Instructions to Vulnerable Children in Quintana Roo, collaboration with Global Vision International

Global Vision International (GVI) and LLI-Mexico (EEECF Chapter in Mexico) collaborated together to provide an English education for Save The Children *Ludoteca* Center(s) in Playa del Carmen. GVI Mexico  signed an  MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) with LLI-Mexico  to help grow our literacy initiative in providing our most vulnerable  children in the state of Quintana Roo, a chance to an English education. GVI Mexico has already started an English program at the*Ludoteca* center, offering children handmade teacher created materials and lessons. In January 2015, GVI’s volunteers began…

Learning Parts of the Face at DIF School

Update from the KKIS (Keeping Kids In School) Project in Mexico This week the volunteers reviewed the parts of the face vocabulary which the kids had learned with their English language Curriculum and computer program called Little Reader, which is a part of a Scholarship by EEECF through LLI-Mexico . Most of the students were on a field trip so the class was much smaller and quieter than usual. We gave each child a white board and marker and had them write and rewrite the…

Students independently learning English with KKIS computers

Update from the KKIS (Keeping Kids In School) Project in Mexico, coordinated by LLI-Mexico Today was the first day that KKIS volunteers did not work with the children at the DIF School with the computer-based BrillKids English language curriculum Little Reader, donated by EEECF through LLI-Mexico. We have gone every morning, set up the computers and sat with two kids at time teaching them to use the system. Yesterday we explained to Lupita, the supervising teacher, that we would not come again until Tuesday when…

Universidad de Quintana Roo: Unidad Academica Playa del Carmen

Submitted by Ms. Claudia Salazar Arreozola M.Ed. (Profesor Investigador) My name is Claudia Salazar Arreozola, I’m a Researcher Professor and Director of program at the University of Quintana Roo. We are a public University, non-profit organ receive funds from the Mexican government and we are subscribed to the SEP (Secretaria Educacion Publica) but we remain autonomous. This is a public funded University, we don’t charge a fee  but students  contribute  with  a  small  symbolic  amount  which  also can  be covered by a government scholarship called…