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Graduating from 9th grade

Graduating from 9th grade

Graduation season has begun for students in Mexico. Statistics from INEGI say that only 53% of 15 to 19-year-old students will attend high school. The time of the year where families, students and teachers celebrate graduations has begun in Playa del Carmen. For many...

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Destination: 250

Destination: 250

A bag of school supplies in Mexico has a cost of only $20 USD. This makes a huge difference between a child going or not going to school. Donations to the school supply program are significantly down over previous years so we are launching a campaign called...

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2,402 school supplies!

2,402 school supplies!

During the second and third day of school, 2,402 kids in Playa del Carmen received their school supplies! Keeping Kids in School was born in 2012 with the School Supplies Program. Back then, we handed 258 bags with school supplies in La Guadalupana, Cristo Rey and...

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Three countries helping KKIS!

Three countries helping KKIS!

Volunteers from the USA, England and Mexico teamed up to help KKIS! Travelers from California and Utah, as well as locals from England and the USA, arrived at 08:00 to help us pack bags with school supplies. Students from 1st to 2nd and from 4th to 6th grade at the...

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