“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. ” 

John Dewey


Sailfest/Por Los Niños 2017
Project Summary

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.

Investigation should never end

‘Uncertainty is a very good thing: it’s the beginning of an investigation, and the investigation should never end.’

Tim Crouch

Healing therapy

‘The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.’

Hubert H. Humphrey

The gift of companionship

‘The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one’s appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship.’

Amelia Earhart