This year 2023, we are celebrating 15 years of Amún Shéa existence. That’s right–15 (10 + 5) years! Fifteen years of reimagining rural education. Fifteen years of challenging the status quo. Fifteen years of shaking up the educational system. Fifteen years of seeing children and youth as #changemakers and providing the tools for critical thinking and real-world application. Fifteen years of working alongside families and communities in Northern Morazán, El Salvador. To celebrate, we are focusing on four main priorities this year:
Enrich our early childhood education program, Semillas. We’ve created a project profile for this very effort here on GlobalGiving. Here’s the link to learn more: SUPPORT EARLY LEARNING
Develop a socio-emotional well-being initiative. More details to come throughout the summer!
Enhance our English program. We have an awesome English teacher on staff and are committed to providing the necessary support so that our students in all grade levels will flourish!
Implement an impact evaluation to help us better tell the stories of Amún Shéa and the rural Salvadoran communities that form our DNA, identify areas for improvement, and highlight our strengths. This will be a major task, but a very necessary one! We look forward to sharing the results with you in the future.
If you would like to help more tangibly with any of the four priorities, please let us know by sending us an email at email@example.com. We are also preparing to participate in GlobalGiving's July Bonus Day and ask for a $1000 pledge from anyone able and willing to give. The funds generated will go directly to one of the four listed priorities. Contact us for more information.
We currently have 90 students enrolled this year, and we are having a fantastic school year so far. From fishing trips and student council elections to Earth and Water Day celebrations and lots of suspenseful chess games–we have an active year in play! Be sure to follow our school’s Facebook page to see our weekly updates with photos HERE.
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Cheers to fifteen years of joy, laughter, and learning, and here's to fifteen years and more to come! Thank you for making this work and positive change possible.
Check out some of our favorite photos from the year so far :)
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