IMPROVE SCHOOL FOR 700 DOMINICAN STUDENTS IN NEED

 
$227,465
$122,535
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Remaining
Oct 2, 2014

We are focused on the objectives

Dear donors, may you receive a warm greeting. We are more than happy to inform to you that we continue working to accomplish our objective of enhancing the life conditions of our students, through the improvement of the Ann & Ted Kheel Polytechnic School in the community of Veron.

Your contribution has made the difference in this process !!.

We are involved in the developing stages of our project. The details are the following:

  • We purchased new classroom and outdoor chairs, after the evaluation  of the furniture needs
  • The preparation of the courtyard for the practice of golf, football and athletics will be take place in the upcoming months, after the evaluation of the budget. Some logistical aspects should be defined.
  • We had a productive meeting with the members of the Education Faculty of INTEC University, one of the most renowned in the country, in order to hire the consultant that will help us with the implementation of  the Improvements to the Educational Methodologies Program.
  • We are very optimistic with the English program, which is going well, according to our plans. The expert professional (hired previously) is on charge of it, he is teaching and overseeing the program too, besides a new English teacher has been hired to enhance the performance of the students.
  • We are reinforcing the front and side fence in order to improve the security of the school.

 Please see some pictures attached.

 We have been reaching our objectives thanks to your outstanding support.

In the upcoming months we will keep you updated on the progress of our project, we remain at your disposal for any information or clarification you might need.

 Thank you very much once again for your generosity.

 Best wishes !!

Jun 25, 2014

PATH TO SUCCESS

Dear donors, we hope this message finds you very well. We are delighted to inform to you that we continue tirelessly and enthusiastically working to accomplish our objective of improving even more the Ann & Ted Kheel Polytechnic School in the community of Veron, in benefit of our students in need.

You are definitively the catalysts of our project, without your outstanding contribution we would have taken much more time to achieve our goal.

We are involved in the developing stages of our project. The details are the following:

  • All the facilities have been painted
  • We are renovating the courtyard and the gardens.
  • We are purchasing new school chairs and outdoors chairs as well, after evaluating the furniture needs
  • We received for evaluation the budget of the preparation of the courtyard for the practice of golf, football and athletics. This program is aimed to the students be part of the sporting world, while improving their physical conditions, concentration and discipline skills.
  • We are still involved in the negotiation process with a recognized organization, in order to implement a suitable educational program which would improve the teaching methodology of our school.
  • In order to continue with our English Language Improvement Program, we are buying new books and learning materials for the students to be used in the upcoming scholar year. The performance of the teachers and the students will continue to be closely monitored by an expert advisor in English language teaching, also we hired an additional English Language teacher who has remarkable expertise and skills.

In the upcoming months we will keep you updated on the progress of our project, we remain at your disposal for any information or clarification you might need.

 Thank you very much once again for your invaluable support.

 All the best !!

 

Mar 20, 2014

Improving even more

Dear donors, may you receive our cordial greeting. We are very glad to inform to you that we continue making our best efforts to accomplish our objective of improving the Ann & Ted Kheel Polytechnic School in the community of Veron, your contribution is definitely a very important component in our achievements.

We are in the developing stages of our project. The details are the following:

  • A new fence was built in the school, please see pictures attached.

  • We placed two new iron doors at the entrance of the school , please see pictures attached

  • We are planning to prepare an area in the courtyard for the practice of golf, football and athletics. In fact the staff in charge is working on the budget  

  • We are still involved in the alliance negotiation process with a recognized organization, in order to design and implement a suitable and innovative educational program, which would make a big difference in the methodology of teaching. 

  • On January 2014, we started the new English Language Improvement Program with the 8th graders of basic school and the 1st graders of high school, as part of the first stage of the program. The performance of the teachers and the students is closely supervised by an expert advisor in English language teaching. The program uses modern techniques, giving teachers the needed tools to do their job in the best possible way. At this moment the progress of the students is really evident, our goal is that they are fully bilingual so they can have better opportunities to positively change their lives. Please see pictures attached.

In the upcoming months we will keep you updated on the progress of our project, we remain at your disposal for any information or clarification you might need.

 Thank you very much once again for your outstanding support !!

Kind regards

 

Dec 17, 2013

ON THE ROAD

ON THE ROAD

Dear donors, may you receive a warm greeting. We are delighted to inform to you that, thanks to your help, we continue to achieving our goal of improving the Ann & Ted Kheel Polytechnic School in the community of Veron.

We are in the developing stages of our project. The details are the following:

  • The remodeling of the outdoor cafeteria is done, which includes the expansion of the storage area and the food sale area, besides we replaced the ceiling. Please see attached pictures.
  • The remodeling of the administrative building is done too, which includes a comfortable new meeting room for the teachers, two new offices (for the Educational Coordinator and the Counselor) and some new furniture too. Please see attached pictures.
  • We are involved in the process of establising an alliance with a reliable and recognized organization, in order  to design and implement an integral educational program on early next year (consultant and trainers included), which will improve the teaching methods of the school in a various ways.
  • We selected a program named English by Inmmersion, with the aim to begin the implementation with the 8th grade of basic school and the 1st grade of high school, starting on January 2014, as part of the first stage of the program.
  • We hired an expert in English language teaching  who will oversee the perfomance of the English teachers for three months, among other responsibilities.
  • We bought the English books to be used by the students in the fisrt stage of the program

In the months to come we will keep you updated on the progress of our project, we remain at your disposal for any information or clarification you might need.

Thank you very much one more time for your support !!

It is time to celebrate the joy of the season and spread generosity and good wishes among everyone you know. Happy Holidays !!

Sep 9, 2013

Very close to the goal

Dear donors, may you receive a cordial greeting. We are delighted to inform you  that, thanks to your contribution, we are going forward with our project of improving the Ann & Ted Kheel Polytechnic School in the community of Veron.

We are in the developing stages of our project. The details are the following:

  • The remodeling of the outdoor cafeteria is almost done, which includes the expansion of the storage area and food sale area, besides the new ‘’aluzinc’’ ceiling, that is more durable.. Please see attached the related pictures.
  • The remodeling of the administrative building is almost done, which includes a new meeting room for teachers, two new offices (for the Educational Coordinator and the Educational Counselor) and some new furniture too.  Please see attached related pictures.
  •  In  the upcoming months we will restart the recruitment process of the educational consultant, who will work on the improvement of the teaching methods of the school. This professional should fulfill our requirements in terms of capability and the available budget of our project.
  • We reinitiated together with our staff the evaluating process of the training proposals to improve the teaching and learning of English language in our school.

In the months to come we will keep you updated on the progress of our project, we remain at your disposal for any information or clarification you might need.

  Thank you very much again for your support, it means a lot to us !!.

Kind regards



 



 




 



 



 



 

 

 



 



 



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Organization

Fundacion PUNTACANA

Santo Domingo, no applicable, Dominican Republic
http://www.puntacana.com

Project Leader

Paul Beswick

Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo Dominican Republic

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