Fly The Phoenix

Fly the Phoenix believes that education, as well as daily food, are basic human rights. In order to combat the imbalances of these rights, we are creating sustainable, 25-year cycle, educational community programs. These are funded by our local income-initiatives, challenges and international donations through our registered charity, Fly The Phoenix.
Apr 23, 2014

Gift For Good - feed a child for the rest of 2014

Hand-made fabric purse - Gift For Good appeal
Hand-made fabric purse - Gift For Good appeal

We have launched our Gift For Good, where for a donation of just $35 you will receive a hand-made fabric purse and also feed one child for the rest of the school year, definitely the perfect Gift For Good! Please follow this link or the link at the bottom of this report to make a difference.

Amazing results for the school in San Rafael. In late 2013, the Government ran tests nationally and our school, with averages in the high 80's and 90's beat the average (50s and 60s). And this year is no different with the children showing great progress. Our secondary school continues to cover 6 grades from teenagers from 9 different communities and we have introduced music classes. Thanks to donations, we could print out the exam papers for the whole school for the rest of the year, otherwise they wouldn't have been tested. Father's Day was celebrated with much fun and games and the daily food and fruit program continues. 

Such exciting times ahead in San Rafael and we will keep you posted. Please do donate to our Gift For Good appeal and help us feed all the children for the rest of 2014. cheers

Incredible results
Incredible results
A year
A year's worth of exam papers!
Daily food and fruit
Daily food and fruit
Music classes in the secondary school
Music classes in the secondary school
Daily fruit
Daily fruit

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Apr 23, 2014

Gift For Good - feed a child for the rest of 2014

Happy to be learning
Happy to be learning

We have launched our Gift For Good, where for a donation of just $35 you will receive a hand-made fabric purse and also feed one child for the rest of the school year, definitely the perfect Gift For Good! Please follow this link or the link at the bottom of this report to make a difference.

A fantastic few months in Itzapa and Santa María. Excellent results in our first set of exams with our ten 14 local teachers shining in their education roles. Semana Santa (Easter) was celebrated with our own procession to keep up tradition, being open to all. Construction in Santa María continues at pace and should be finished in the next month. Plan Moo was officially started with the purchase of our first cows, and one has already given birth to a beautiful female calf, to ensure progression and sustainability. Plan Moo involves families receiving a cow and the income from the sales of milk are shared between the family and the school's runing costs.

Much to come in the next few months, with more exams, further Plan Moo purchases and construction. Keep in touch and please do donate to out Gift For Good appeal, cheers

Hand-made fabric purse - Gift For Good appeal
Hand-made fabric purse - Gift For Good appeal
Semana Santa procession
Semana Santa procession
Plan Moo starts and our first calf
Plan Moo starts and our first calf
Construction of the toilets in Santa Maria
Construction of the toilets in Santa Maria
Daily fruit
Daily fruit

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Apr 23, 2014

Gift For Good - feed a child for the rest of 2014

Hand-made fabric purse - Gift For Good appeal
Hand-made fabric purse - Gift For Good appeal

We have launched our Gift For Good, where for a donation of just $35 you will receive a hand-made fabric purse and also feed one child for the rest of the school year, definitely the perfect Gift For Good! Please follow this link or the link at the bottom of this report to make a difference.

School is back underway after the mid-year break (classes started in September 2013) and immediately exams are on the horizon! Daily hot food is still handed out to the children and we continue to cover the transport costs of two familes' children to attend school - an hour each way - as well as the transport of the local teachers. Our four teachers we pay for continue to shine, especially in Larcacunga, where the government removed one of their two teachers, leaving a gaping whole which she quickly filled to continue the children's education.

Community meetings have been held in Muenala to discuss the implentation of the next stage of Plan Moo to sustainably cover some school costs in the future.

School winds up in June so lots to be done before then, and please do help us feed the kids for the rest of the school year by donating to our Gift For Good appeal.

Asleep on the 1-hour daily commute to school
Asleep on the 1-hour daily commute to school
Classes back underway
Classes back underway
Community meeting for Plan Moo
Community meeting for Plan Moo

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