19 Mar
  • By Kelly
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Contests Enhance Learning Model

A small, industrious, group of public primary school teachers from two schools in Nicte Ha are giving students who excel an opportunity to shine.  They have formed an organization called Eductiva and are putting on impressive multi-school Math Contests and Spelling Bees at the Public Library in the Colosio. KKIS has been working with both schools […]

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04 Feb
  • By Janet Lowe
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School Improvement by Great Lakes Hybrids Company

On Wednesday, February 3, 2016, at the Rodolfo Menendez de la Peña primary school in Playa del Carmen Mexico, everything that is good about America was on display. Eighty eight volunteers with the Hybrid Seed Company located in the Great Lakes region of Michigan, came to work on a grounds improvement project to make a run […]

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02 Nov
  • By Janet Lowe
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Classroom Basics Provided for CETMAR High School

With two generous donations to the Classroom Basics program, KKIS delivered two printers, toners and paper supply, a digital projector, cork boards, clocks, a table, shelving, white board markers and bond paper to the new CETMAR high school in the Villas de Sol neighborhood of Playa del Carmen. On this new school campus classrooms were […]

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02 Nov
  • By Janet Lowe
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Printer for Cristo Rey Put to Very Good Use

Schools in Mexico require national testing to insure progress is being made. In the past the school in Cristo Rey needed to charge each student a fee for these tests – the price of making copies at a shop in town. With the arrival of a donated printer, paper supply and toner cartridges that fee […]

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22 May
  • By Janet Lowe
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Physical Education Equipment for Nicte Ha School

While visiting with the morning and afternoon directors of the Adriana Kupul Itza elementary school in Nicte Ha (a neighborhood at the north end of Playa del Carmen where we had given school supplies to every child last year), KKIS asked if there was anything we could do to help the teachers. The reply was, […]

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22 Apr
  • By Janet Lowe
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Soccer Equipment for the Cristo Rey kids

April 21 The KKIS Project took people from Speak With Your Feet, a foundation in Los Angeles that provides soccer equipment to underprivileged kids, out to the Cristo Rey school in Playa del Carmen. We have been helping these kids with school supplies for several years. This team of young men have been playing other […]

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13 Jan
  • By Janet Lowe
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The World School in Nicte Ha

The World School is an organization of young people, high school and college students, who raise money during the school year to finance an educational project during the summer. They have done projects in Mexico, Haiti and Africa. Yesterday we met with Jenna whose older brother Jordan, the founder of the group, we have spent […]

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29 Aug
  • By Janet Lowe
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Inauguration of the DIF Computer Room Program

August 25, 2014 – Solidaridad Municipal President, Mauricio Góngora kicked off the Inauguration of the Computer Room Program at Playa del Carmen’s DIF School with high praise for the work that they are doing with the non-profit sector. The KKIS Project was singled out with a formal thank you for our donation of backpacks and school […]

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Potential Partnership with The World School
November 22, 2013 Janet Lowe ,

Yesterday the KKIS Project spent the day with Jordan Frank who was on a discovery mission from The World School (www.the-world-school.org) so we decided to show him two very different school situations. The World School is a group of high school and university students who are helping children around the world with school improvement, especially […]

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