Puerto Rico

Current Project

ESCUELA CABRERA-RENOVATION

School Renovation Project

This project will create a space for broader learning and engagement at Escuela Especializada Francisco Manrique Cabrera with the renovation of the School's Library

 

Puerto Rican schools are still suffering the after effects of Hurricanes Irma and Maria this coupled with continuing economic decline has led to major issues in schools and society.

 

This plan while aimed at renovating and upgrading library facilities has much broader objectives that will enhance learning, keep children at school, create quality learning spaces and become a  hub for broad school activities.

 

Project commencement date: Q1. 2019

Project completion date:

Current Project

ESCUELA  CABRERA-FARM PROJECT

Equipment Provision Project

This project involves the creation of a farm/garden project at Escuela Especializada Francisco Manrique Cabrera.

 

The school is a public school in Puerto Rico where most schools and homes have little or no access to fresh fruit and vegetables with the consequential impacts on diet and health. Children are not educated on the benefits of growing fruit and vegetables and the impact on their health.

 

This project is in partnership with a local organization named Terra Nova Urbana and involves :

Creating gardens

Installing irrigation

Teachings around composting and building compost units.

Creating plant nurseries

Introducing hydroponics.

The food grown will be used in the school canteen and or sent home with the children.

Project commencement date: Q1. 2019

Project completion date:

HOGAR QUERUBINES OLD PEOPLE’S HOME

This project involves the creation of a farm/garden project at Escuela Especializada Francisco Manrique Cabrera.

 

The school is a public school in Puerto Rico where most schools and homes have little or no access to fresh fruit and vegetables with the consequential impacts on diet and health. Children are not educated on the benefits of growing fruit and vegetables and the impact on their health.

 

This project is in partnership with a local organization named Terra Nova Urbana and involves :

  • Creating gardens

  • Installing irrigation

  • Teachings around composting and building compost units.

  • Creating plant nurseries

  • Introducing hydroponics.

  • The food grown will be used in the school canteen and or sent home with the children.

 

Project commencement date: Q1. 2019

Project completion date:

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