26 Aug
  • By Kelly
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Supplies for Success

This week as KKIS was delivering school supplies, a teacher related a story about a mother who came on Monday, registration day with two girls.  She registered only one child.  “Why not both?” the teacher asked.  “I have money for only one.” the mother replied.  “Tomorrow KKIS is giving school supplies to all children in […]

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21 Aug
  • By Janet
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Boxes, Shelves, Bins and Pallets of KKIS Bags

Many, many volunteer hours have accomplished the task of packing 2,913 KKIS bags with school supplies for public school students in Playa del Carmen over the past three weeks. Pencil cases were packed first with small items such as pens, pencils, pencil sharpeners, erasers, highlighters and glue sticks. These were stored for use in larger […]

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07 Aug
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KKIS School Bag Packing

Monday KKIS volunteers began packing the big KKIS bags for Gregoria Cob Cob elementary school in Playa del Carmen. These school supplies were donated by the local Playa company Simca Desarrollas. The bags are printed with their logo and the KKIS one also. Our very generous neighbor, Ron, has donated his living room for us […]

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01 Aug
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KKIS Bag packing has begun!

  Monday KKIS volunteers began packing pencil cases with school supplies for the children of Playa del Carmen. Several of the KKIS high school scholarship students joined us, as did employees of Thomas Cook. They were energetic and managed to pack almost 2,000 pencil cases in one day! The Thomas Cook Children’s Charity gave KKIS […]

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14 Jul
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School Supplies Have Arrived

The huge order of school supplies which KKIS Project ordered from MAXAR Papeleria are arriving daily. We are still awaiting 12,000 spiral notebooks next week, but most of the other supplies are stored in the KKIS headquarters ready for packing. KKIS bag packing will begin July 31 and continue until Aug. 18. Volunteers will prepare […]

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18 Nov
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2016 Teachers also receive supplies

Teachers at the various schools KKIS helps also received classroom supplies: reams of white and colored paper, white board markers and erasers, white glue, silicon glue, extra pencils and pens. They were delighted!

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18 Nov
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2016 Delivery to the new Cristo Rey Secondaria

  The KKIS Project returned to Cristo Rey to deliver school supplies to all the students at the new Secondaria school in that area. We have been helping the students at the school built by their parents for several years, but this year they have a new building built by the government!

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18 Nov
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2016 Deliveries to Three Elementary Schools

The first few days of school in mid-August KKIS volunteers delivered bags of school supplies to every child in two elementary schools in the Nicte Ha neighborhood and one in Cristo Rey which lies north and west of Playa del Carmen in the jungle.

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18 Nov
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First 2016 Delivery: Ko Oten Secondary School

    This was the first year KKIS Project has helped at a secondary school (junior high). This school is also located in the Nicte Ha neighborhood which is located at Ave. 40 and Calle 140, north of the Colosio. Bags were prepared for every student and packed into boxes for delivery. Boys who stood […]

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