Grow brighter futures for 250 Guatemalan children

by Planting Seeds International
Play Video
Grow brighter futures for 250 Guatemalan children
Grow brighter futures for 250 Guatemalan children
Grow brighter futures for 250 Guatemalan children
Grow brighter futures for 250 Guatemalan children
Grow brighter futures for 250 Guatemalan children
Grow brighter futures for 250 Guatemalan children
Grow brighter futures for 250 Guatemalan children
Grow brighter futures for 250 Guatemalan children
Grow brighter futures for 250 Guatemalan children
Grow brighter futures for 250 Guatemalan children
Grow brighter futures for 250 Guatemalan children
Grow brighter futures for 250 Guatemalan children
Grow brighter futures for 250 Guatemalan children
Grow brighter futures for 250 Guatemalan children
Grow brighter futures for 250 Guatemalan children
Grow brighter futures for 250 Guatemalan children
Grow brighter futures for 250 Guatemalan children
Mar 5, 2022

New Planting Seeds Schools and Partnerships!

One of Planting Seeds’ core beliefs is that every child deserves a right to a high-quality education. For this reason, we continually search for new partnerships to improve the quality of education throughout the country. Planting Seeds builds and operates our own schools, but also partners with non-Profit Organizations and Municipalities to implement our play-based methodology. 

In November of 2021, we provided intensive training to two new partnerships: The Municipal Preschool of Pastores and Colegio Berea. These schools work with high-need communities with lack of access to quality education. We are extremely excited about both of these partnerships and highlight each one below.

We are excited to work with the Municipal School of Pastores and utilize this experience to open the doors to working with more municipalities in other communities and pushing local governments to provide high-quality education to their constituents. The school director, Silvia Valle, learned about the methodology from one of our previous partner schools and was the lead advocate to bring the methodology to her Municipal School of 60 students.

We learned about Colegio Berea from our partnership with Asociación REKKO who has implemented our methodology since 2014 in San Pedro, Yepocapa. Last year REKKO approached us to see if we could work with them to expand Planting Seeds’ methodology within the region. In November, we collectively provided a scholarship to the teachers of Berea who are now implementing the methodology in their preschool. We will continue working with REKKO to provide a scholarship to a new school in the region annually. 

In addition to these new partnerships, we continue to provide more comprehensive support in all of our preschools. All Planting Seeds teachers received sexual and reproductive health trainings in collaboration with WINGS and each school is coordinating trainings and clinics for the families they work with. We are also working with multiple partnerships to build a nutrition program in Planting Seeds operated schools. Our schools in Sacala and Tioxya now have a full snack program and parents will receive nutrition training throughout the school year. 

Over the next few years, Planting Seeds strives to improve the quantity of children receiving high-quality education and the quality of our programming in each community. Thank you so much for your support in helping us grow and expand our impact!

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook
Comments:

About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating.

Get Reports via Email

We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.

Organization Information

Planting Seeds International

Location: Northbrook, IL - USA
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @plantingseedsin?lang=es
Project Leader:
Maclane Philips
Northbrook, IL United States
$33,326 raised of $45,000 goal
 
275 donations
$11,674 to go
Donate Now
lock
Donating through GlobalGiving is safe, secure, and easy with many payment options to choose from. View other ways to donate

Planting Seeds International has earned this recognition on GlobalGiving:

Help raise money!

Support this important cause by creating a personalized fundraising page.

Start a Fundraiser

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.