Sunday afternoon, August 6, the KKIS Project had a party, an Open House for supporters, volunteers, scholarship students, everybody….
A friend made this short video of the event.

Short Video Of KKIS Project Open House

Sunday afternoon, August 6, the KKIS Project had a party, an Open House for supporters, volunteers, scholarship students, everybody…. A friend made this short video of the event.

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19 Jul
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OPEN HOUSE, AUGUST 6, KKIS HEADQUARTERS

  Come join us at our Open House. Meet the KKIS Board of Directors and other volunteers, mentors and some of our fantastic high school scholarship students. Sunday, August 6 from 3:00 – 6:00 pm at the KKIS office on the northwest corner of Ave. 35 and Calle 32, Col. Gonzalo Guerrero.

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14 Jul
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CETMAR High School Graduation

CETMAR high school graduation took place July 11 at the municipal theater. Fred Uriarte represented KKIS on stage with Solidaridad Presidente Cristina Torres, an associate of the Governor of Quitana Roo and others. There were 112 graduates, many of which were KKIS scholarship students. All the KKIS scholars will continue study at universities except one […]

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02 Jul
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KKIS Scholarship Student’s Graduation Party

Twelve  KKIS Scholarship Graduates were celebrated at Vagabunda Restaurant Saturday, June 1. These kids have all finished public high school and many are on their way to university or military service. The eight new high school KKIS scholars and two university KKIS Scholarship winners were also introduced, a motivational speaker shared with the crowd, dinner […]

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30 Jun
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Cristo Rey Secundaria Graduation (and Kindergarten)

T Cristo Rey Secundaria (junior high) held the graduation ceremony Thursday, June 29, 2017 with 14 graduates.  The public school Kindergarten graduates were also celebrated. The secundaria was established last year so this was their first graduating class.  The photo above is of Fred Uriarte and Karla Dianey Sanchez Lopez who is one of the […]

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28 Nov
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Day of the Dead at CETMAR high school

Day of the Dead was celebrated royally at CETMAR high school where KKIS has many scholarship students.  The kids built alters to honor their loved ones and paraded and danced. A grand party to remember those who have passed.

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15 Jul
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Cristo Rey Graduation for 6th Graders

The first 6th Grade graduation ceremony from the new public school in the Cristo Rey neighborhood took place this week. KKIS Board members were in attendance as were members of Seaside Rotary. They helped distribute certificates of merit for exceptional achievement in general and in English for each grade and diplomas to the graduates.There were […]

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15 Jul
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Graduation Party for KKIS Scholarship Students, 2016

The KKIS Scholarship Program for high school students in Playa del Carmen has 11 graduates this year. They were celebrated with a party at El Jardin restaurant with 120 people in attendance: family, friends, mentors, teachers and the KKIS Board of Directors. It was a wonderful experience with good food, music and only a few […]

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30 Apr
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Children’s Day with KKIS, 2016

The KKIS Project celebrated International Children’s Day this week in a big way all over the town of Playa del Carmen. We started early in the morning with Aurora Meade’s Clown Shows at two of the schools we help with school supplies in the Nicte Ha neighborhood. Great fun was had by all. Before going […]

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23 Mar
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KKIS Pizza Party for Scholars and Mentors

Fred Uriarte, the KKIS Project scholarship program organizer, planned a pizza party for all 32 of the KKIS high school scholarship students and their mentors last Saturday, March 19. Each of these students receives help with school fees, uniforms, school supplies, books and transportation which cost about $500 USD per student for a full year. […]

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