Let me provide a little information before I share my observation from this week. We have learned the parents will respect our expectations if they have some responsibility in their child’s education. The parents are responsible for buying the P.E. uniform, shoes, and transportation. The transportation is $0.70 per day and the uniform and shoes … More Erica and Juanchito!
We took “First Day” pictures on Wednesday. All of the sponsors will have a picture of their specific child by the end of the day. How was the first 2 days of school? Overall, they were really good. We have never opened a school so we are learning as we go. There is … More Cute Faces!
We will be on Facebook live throughout the day on Shining Light Abroad Ministries page. Our students will arrive around 7:30. Share with Everyone! January 8th, 2019—Nothing on the land–No funds to build a school–No real understanding of all of the paperwork involved for the school. It was a God-size dream that seemed too … More Facebook Live!
Final Day for prepping! Is everything at the school perfect–No! Are the classrooms ready–Yes! We have been working to prepare the school for opening on January 8th. Ready or not, the children will be at the school at 7:30 tomorrow. Everyone is excited! I have heard “Tomorrow” as an answer to a lot … More One More Day!
We have lights!!! Juan Marcos receives all of the credit for countless hours at Energuate attempting to get electricity at the school. He definitely has the gift of determination! We are grateful to have this checked off of the list. Soy and I traveled back earlier than our girls in order to work at the … More We Have Lights!!!
You can’t have a great school without great teachers. Last May, we began the interviewing process to choose teachers for Colegio JET. We prayed God would provide teachers with a desire to love and serve these children unconditionally. Our teachers understand you must reach a child’s heart before you can reach their mind. We … More Great Teachers!
The most effective way for us to communicate is by email. However, some people do not check their email on a regular basis. Every current sponsor should have received an email this past week. Some current sponsors received 2 emails. Every prospective sponsor (name placed on the waiting list) received an email within the … More Calling All Sponsors!