Caye Caulker Ocean Academy

Mission:Created in partnership with the community and for the preservation of the natural environment, Ocean Academy fosters the academic, physical and spiritual growth of all students who demonstrate a strong desire to learn, preparing graduates to pursue a life at home or abroad with personal and professional achievement. School Motto: Preserving Our Heritage, Creating Our Future Founding Principles: Equitable access to education, youth engagement, experiential learning
Send 75 Students to High School in Belize
 
$50,321
$24,679
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Remaining
Most Caye Caulker children were forced to quit school at the age of 12 until Ocean Academy opened as the island's first high school offering financial support to all children who want to learn. project reportread updates from the field
Danny Michel Scholarships & School Repairs, Belize
 
$30,745
$19,255
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Remaining
This fund will provide scholarships for students who are the first in their families to attend high school in Caye Caulker, Belize (school is not free in Belize). Ocean Academy, Caye Caulker's first high school (opened in 2008), provides academic and job skills programs that enable children to break free from systemic poverty. Canadian singer/songwriter Danny Michel will visit the scholarship recipients and work alongside the students to repair the most urgent needs of the school building. project reportread updates from the field
10 Belizean girls, 10 journals, 10 FLC dreams
 
$1,689
$18,311
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Remaining
FLC stands for Female Leadership Community and is an empowerment and leadership club. Belizean girls meet as a book club to read and discuss personal issues and career dreams. FLC girls develop inner strength, trust and communication skills in a safe circle of sisterhood. The girls write in their journals and post their dreams on the club blog. project reportread updates from the field
Ocean Academy Volunteers' Scholarship Fund
 
$10
$4,990
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Remaining
This scholarship fund is intended to assist Ocean Academy students who, like you, actively volunteer and contribute to community development on Caye Caulker, Belize. Our $5000 goal will provide 10 high-school scholarships of one semester each. The scholarships will be called "Ocean Academy Volunteers Fund" with all donor names on the award certificate. Your student scholars will write a thank you letter and update you on their community volunteer work and academic progress. project reportread updates from the field

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