Elvis has made another appearance in the Riviera Maya! KKIS volunteer and Elvis’ alter-ego, Mark Stevenz and his wife Nicky who recently moved to Mexico, are being featured by HDTV hit show House Hunters International. Yesterday’s performance in Xpu ha for KKIS Scholars from CETMAR high school will be included in the upcoming show expected […]
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Meet Mary and Doug Reilly from Toronto and their KKIS scholarship student Marlyn. Mary and Doug have started a scholarship program for Marlyn that will keep her in school until she graduates from high school and the promise that if she does well, they will fund her University costs also. They donate once a year […]
Graduation ceremony was held in the Salon Platinum Yucatan del Hotel Grand Riviera Princess for CETMAR (Centro de Estudios Technologicos del Mar #36) high school students July 11, 2016. Five of the graduates were KKIS scholarship students. The kids were dressed to beat all: long dresses, hair piled high and suits with ties. This was […]
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 […]
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. […]