Lets Be Ready

 
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  • Lets Be Ready has received 1 donation
    • 2 weeks ago
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  • Lets Be Ready posted a progress report
    May 2014 report from Sarah
    By - Sarah Mejida Tun Bacajol - Coordinator while the Director is in the USA
    Early Stimulation Center "SMALL BUT READY" MAY 2015 Hello it is a pleasure to greet back. Then we'll tell you the activities of this month: • I want to tell you that in this second block children are learning what they are vowels and numbers. • Teachers are using the star books containing different activities like...
    • 2 months ago
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  • Lets Be Ready posted a progress report
    Peace Corps Worker raises $530 for the program when she returns to the USA
    By - Fred Zambroski - Founder
    On May 2, 2015 a group of community members came together in the sanctuary of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Whidbey Island, WA to enjoy an evening of dance and raise funds for much needed preschools in Guatemala. Teri, the dance organizer, had seen firsthand the need for preschools during her 2010-...
    • 4 months ago
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  • Lets Be Ready posted a progress report
    Innovations for this year
    By - Nora Mehida Tun Bacajol - Director
    EDUCATIONAL CENTER SMALL BUT READYGLOBAL...
    • 4 months ago
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  • Lets Be Ready posted a progress report
    Teacher training January 2015
    By - Nora Tun Mehida Bacajol - Director
    It's a real pleasure to greet them again, especially to wish a good start to the year, health and abundant blessings to the group of teachers of Lets Be Ready. From January 5 to 9 they were in training at the facilities of the Common Hope Foundation in Antigua Guatemala, teachers participated Patzicía,...
    • 4 months ago
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  • Lets Be Ready posted a progress report
    Los Izotes Grows More Than Flowers
    By - Nancy Carpenter - Sponsor of Los Izotes
    I had only heard about this small community of fifty families, who lived fifteen minutes from Nora’s town of Santo Domingo Xenacoj. The prognosis was not good…contaminated water, open fires for cooking, and students who appeared extremely small for their age. I was braced for the worst.  We traveled the...
    • 4 months ago
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  • Lets Be Ready has received 4 donations
    • 5 months ago
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  • Lets Be Ready has received 1 donation
    • 6 months ago
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  • Lets Be Ready posted a progress report
    2014 Annual Report
    By - Fred Zambroski - Founder
    2014 Annual Report Because of donor support in 2014, early childhood education was delivered to more than 300 children in 23 communities in Guatemala. Their generosity has sustained Let's Be Ready for 6 years now, and positioned us to expand in the most rural villages through the new program Magic Classroom. Income and...
    • 7 months ago
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  • Lets Be Ready has made updates to their project page.
    • 7 months ago
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  • Lets Be Ready has received 3 donations
    • 8 months ago
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  • Lets Be Ready has received 3 donations
    • 9 months ago
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  • Lets Be Ready posted a progress report
    Nora's summary of key accomplishments for 2014
    By - Nora Tun Mejida Bacahol - Director
                                          TEACHER TRAINING This summer we were very fortunate to receive training from a group of Montessori teachers from Washington D.C. Laura Fleming and her colleagues, Yasmin, and Alison visited...
    • 10 months ago
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  • Lets Be Ready has made updates to their project page.
    • 10 months ago
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  • Lets Be Ready has made updates to their project page.
    • 10 months ago
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  • Lets Be Ready posted a progress report
    School year summary
    By - Fred Zambroski - Co-founder
    As the school year comes to a close, we are proud of what we have accomplished over the past 7 years, from Nora opening the first classroom in 2008. This year we had 25 teachers teaching 25 sessions a day in 23 communities using our “traditional” model. These classrooms are part of our Pequenos pero Listos,...
    • 11 months ago
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  • Lets Be Ready has received 9 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Lets Be Ready posted a progress report
    Teacher's Progress Report
    By - Fred Zambroski - Founder
    The programs have continued under the leadership of Guatemalans.  Nora Tun Bacajol (our first teacher and now director) has moved 3 classrooms from urban to more rural communities, and has added a teacher and community as well for a total of 24 teachers leading 25 sessions a day. Jhonathon Gomez, who I...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Lets Be Ready posted a progress report
    Heidi and Las Parcelas Preschool
    By - Lydia Sorensen - GlobalGiving In-the-Field Representative
    The following is a postcard from Lydia Sorensen, GlobalGiving's In-the-Field Representative in Guatemala, about her recent visit to Let's Be Ready. About 45 minutes outside the lovely city of Antigua, in the municipality of Patzicia, is the small community of Las Parcelas. As one of the town elders himself told us,...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Lets Be Ready posted a progress report
    Update on the Program
    By - Fred Zambroski - Co-Founder
    Thanks to you, we are moving more rural every day. As we have planned and done before, we are closing classrooms in the urban areas just as soon as the government supplies teachers to the community, and our enrolment declines from the 15 kids we expect. We are puting the furniture and supplies to better use in areas...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Lets Be Ready posted a progress report
    Update for September
    By - Fred Zambroski - Founder
    We are nearly through our most successful school year ever AND well on our way to implementing changes for 2014 that will allow us to reach hundreds of children not currently being prepared for preschool in the rural areas of Guatemala.This year our teachers have had 28 sessions every day...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Lets Be Ready has received 31 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Lets Be Ready posted a progress report
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    By - Fred Zambroski - Founder
    The link that takes you to the current news was not working properly. Here is one that works:   For the latest news about what’s happening...  Click Here Thanks again for supporting our work. The majority of rural, poor children are ill-prepared for the first-grade.  The February 2006 World Bank...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Lets Be Ready posted a progress report
    Small donations make a difference
    By - Fred Zambroski - Founder
    Thanks to 25 donations, including yours, we raised $1328 that we have spent to buy materials and books for the teachers to use in the classrooms. Although we did not reach our goal of $5000 and 40 donators, GlobalGiving is still allowing us to stay on the website for the year. This gives us exposure to people who we do...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Lets Be Ready posted a progress report
    Report on use of the funds from the Challenge 2012
    By - Fred Zambroski - Founder
    Thanks to your donation and the donations of 21 others, we raised $1290 that we have spent to buy materials for the teachers to use in the classrooms. Although we did not reach our goal of $5000 and 40 donators, Global Giving is still allowing us to stay on the website for the year. This gives us exposure to people who...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Lets Be Ready has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 3 years ago
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  • Lets Be Ready has received 3 donations
    • 3 years ago
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Fred Zambroski

phoenix, Arizona United States

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