Education
 Belize
Project #6903

Send 75 Students to High School in Belize

by Caye Caulker Ocean Academy
Vetted
Dec 31, 2012

2012 highlights at Ocean Academy

Thank you!
Thank you!

2012 was a very good year for Ocean Academy students. Your donations are truly making a positive difference in the lives of young Belizeans.  High-school attendance on Caye Caulker is exceeding the rest of the nation: only 40% of high-school age students attend school across Belize while an estimated 70% attend on Caye Caulker.  Your scholarship pledges and recurring donations play a huge role in this success statistic. As the student sign says in the first photo, "thank you for giving us the gift of a lifetime...our education". 

If you can't escape the winter cold this year and come to Belize, then you can still meet the students through video links below:

  • Link#1 - graduates Mercedes, Lilly and Artie talk about what opportunities have opened up to them because of their determination to get an education. 
  • Link #2 - school co-founder Heidi Curry describes Ocean Academy's philosophy and start in 2008. 
  • Link #3  - takes you to our school website where photos and student stories are regularly updated.

Happy New Year from the students and staff of Caye Caulker Ocean Academy!

2012 Graduating Class
2012 Graduating Class
National Awards - FLC and Compost/Gardening clubs
National Awards - FLC and Compost/Gardening clubs
Tutoring children at the primary school
Tutoring children at the primary school
Christmas show performance
Christmas show performance
Environmental education
Environmental education

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Caye Caulker Ocean Academy

Location: Caye Caulker, Belize - Belize
Website: http:/​/​www.cayecaulkerschool.com
Project Leader:
Joni Miller
Caye Caulker, Belize

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