Taking Tin Marin to ALL Children of El Salvador

by Asociacion Museo de Los Ninos Vetted since 2016

Summary

Tin Marin embodies the Good News about El Salvador. Children have fun learning through play. Self-confidence, curiosity and an array of skills are built through unique experiences. Our challenge is taking Tin Marin to 350 schools across El Salvador. We've raised money locally to develop and test our plan and build our Mobil Museum. Now we are going global to crowd source a year's operational costs. You can make a big difference!

$50,000
total goal
$42,018
remaining
63
donors
1
monthly donor
1
year

Challenge

Public schools across El Salvador need help making elementary education fun, engaging and effective. Teachers need support from the community as well as new tools that work in the highly stressful environment that permeates the country. The challenge is how to engage the hearts and minds of children, families and teachers in Central America - how to teach skills and attitudes to children that will have a positive impact on families over the next several decades..

Solution

Children's museums across the Americas have experience with an important component of education - experiential learning and learning through play. This project will take that experience from the museum setting of the capital city, to 350 schools across El Salvador. It will demonstrate successful engagement of children, train and coach teachers and parents, and introduce simple tools to measure outcomes.

Long-Term Impact

What children learn today will shape what they will teach the next generation. A positive, constructive intervention today will have a tremendous impact on the world tomorrow. Children who experience cooperation and compassion, who learn critical thinking and interpretation, and who are free to use their imagination and creativity will, over time, build the new world. Join us and together we'll make a significant long-term difference throughout Central America.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.tinmarin.org
Tin Marin Web Page!
FGK, Webpage, gave a grant of $20K for the project

Organization Information

Asociacion Museo de Los Ninos

Location: San Salvador - El Salvador
Website: http:/​/​www.tinmarin.org
Project Leader:
Juan Carlos Novoa
San Salvador, El Salvador

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