BUILDING A BRIGHTER FUTURE

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Welcome

Por Los Niños de Zihuatanejo

We are an all-volunteer educational foundation, created in 2005, dedicated to providing hope and opportunity to the least-advantaged children in our Mexican community. In this website, we will share our educational initiatives, our challenges and our accomplishments. Perhaps they will inspire you to join us, making dreams come true for our bright-eyed young scholars.

We started in 2005 with the idea of helping one community to build a classroom – at this point, we have built 138 classrooms, bathrooms, kitchens and playgrounds, including 14 new schools. Our nutrition program feeds 30,000+ breakfasts and lunches a year to hungry students, and we have helped to provide hundreds of scholarships. In addition, Por los Niños also provided a well to provide water to 2 schools.

During the pandemic we fed on average 1300 meals per week, serving 12 colonias near Primaria Centenario de la Revolución.

Poem – Values

Today will be a day, better than yesterday
I am going to strive, to give the best of me because I can do it, I am capable,
I am intelligent, I am unique, I am loved, I am kind, I am respectful, I am tolerant, I am happy, I am handsome, I am beautiful.
I will control my emotions and I was born with a purpose.
I am no better than anyone and nobody is better than me.

Say I!

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

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Old to new

Old to new

The progress of "Centenario de la Revolución" Top: Original school "La Joya" Middle: second of the three classroom buildings, under the new name "Centenario de la Revolución". Bottom: Cancha with a roof.

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Meals for children

Meals for children

Lunchrooms provide quality, safe meals for children in the program. For some, this is the one quality meal of the day they receive.

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FUND RAISING

SAILFEST, OUR YEARLY FUND RAISER

CAROL´S RICE AND BEANS PROGRAM

OUR MOST IMPORTANT PROJECT OF 2020

PARTNERS

TESTIMONIALS

One student like Paloma makes it all worthwhile!

THANKS to my economic advisor Carol Lynn Romain Because since I went to look for her to support me, she has supported me completely at all times and above all she has respected my decisions. For striving to be a person of benefit and with unique abilities, for how...

I fell in love with the kids at the school and never left – Carol

I fell in love with the kids at the school and never left – Carol

It was a program that started at Octavio Paz Primary, they had just started a lunch program with the idea that any profits after they fed low-income children, would go to purchase equipment for the school. I asked one day how the lunch program was going, they said not...