“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. ” – John Dewey
Sailfest/Por Los Niños 2017
In partnership with the City of Zihuatanejo, International & local Rotary Clubs, Los Niños, Inc.,
Concreto El Hujal, Grupo El Plateado, Niños Adelante, School parents, and 70+ volunteers, we
completed the following projects.
Construction @ $ 1,229,225. pesos
Primaria Jose de Los Reyes Martinez , Col. El Baril: new lunchroom, perimeter security.
Colegio de Bachilleres, Zihua, Col. Vaso de Miraflores, new office, computer room, civic plaza, retaining wall, perimeter
Colegio de Bachilleres , Coacuyul, 2 new classrooms
Secundaria Luis Guevera , Col. La Esperanza, new kitchen & lunchroom
Primaria Juan Escutia , Col. El Hujal, new classroom
Primaria Octavio Paz , Col. La Convergencia, new classroom
Kinder 3er de Milenio , Col. Convergencia, new classroom
Municipal Casa de Cultura , Col. El Centro, new children’s ballet studio
Primaria Frida Kahlo , Barra de Potosi, library improvements
Primaria Francisco Madero, Las Pozas, perimeter security
Primaria Juan Enrique Peztalozzi , Col. Posquelite, repairs, paint & security
Primaria Hermenegildo Galeana , Barra de Potosi, Computer room improvements
Nutrition Program @ $ 180,767. Pesos
Carol’s “Beans & Rice” program provided approximately 30,000 nutritious meals to disadvantaged primary school students in partnership with Los Niños, Inc., our sister foundation in the United States.
Scholarships@ $ 184,980. pesos
English language & academic scholarships, text books, dictionaries for disadvantaged students, Niños Adelante
scholars, municipal employees & parents of students in partnership with Rotary Clubs, English Plus, and the Zihua Language Academy.
Operating Expenses @ $84,600. pesos
One-time government-required audit of 6 years of revenue & expenses. Future annual expenses will include cost (partly
donated) of a professional accountant. Notarized board of directors meeting. All other expenses such as website design &
hosting, printing, etc, were donated by our compassionate volunteers.