Dear donor, may you receive a warm greeting. We would like to start our report by expressing to you our sincere gratitude. Your donation is making a great impact in several vulnerable communities through the improvement of the educational quality and the infrastructure of the Ann & Ted Kheel Polytechnic School
This and all the reports to follow will update you periodically on our progress and how your donation work here in the community of Veron, eastern region of the Dominican Republic.
We are delighted to inform to you about the recent achievements:
20 recent graduates concluded on last December a two-month internship at Grupo Puntacana company (in the areas of Hospitality, Infrastructure Maintenance, Human Resources, Laundry, Electricity and Water Supply, Purchasing) in order to complement the technical skills training provided by the school through the direct contact with the work environment, in fact some of them have been hired by the aforementioned company. Please see the picture of the closing ceremony
Counting on the company ETC-Iberoamerica as supplier, we have continued the second phase of the Microsoft certification program for the benefit of 45 fourth, fifth and sixth graders, who are being trained in Microsoft Office software
The expansion of the cafeteria is already finished, the space added will be used to storage the snacks that are daily served to the students during the break time. Please the picture attached
Through an alliance with the entity MUDE we are developing since the last January the project "Youth with future. Building Life Projects for Adolescents of Verón -Punta Cana’”:, which is conceived as a community intervention of an educational nature that aims to sensitize and train adolescents on the importance of developing social, personal and emotional skills as essential tools to protect them from risksthat could affect their lives in the short and long term.It is aimed to make visible and reduce the risk factors to which the adolescents and young students of the Ann and Ted Kheel polytechnic are exposed, in three main axes: prevention of pregnancy in adolescents, prevention of Sexually Transmitted Infections (ITS) and promotion of aculture of peace through playful techniques, reflections and creative actions that encourage healthy behaviors
Representatives of the Foundation, MUDE, the Ministry of Education, the Polytechnic (Director, school counselor, representatives of the parents association, a group of students) as well as some members of the community attended to the presentation act that took place on January 16th, a few days later the implementation of the project began in the school. Please see the pictures attached
We hope to develop in the upcoming months the Escolarte Project which has as one of its objectives the creation of a musical band at the school In the upcoming months we will keep you updated on the progress of our project.
If you have any comment, advice or question, please let us know and we will respond as best we can.
Thank you very much again for your support, we really appreciate it !
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