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Total donated in Colombia: $30,728
Partner since: 2012

Escuela el Laurel

The el Laurel school serves the children of the areas coffee pickers. The school offers primary, middle and high school classes to the approximately 230 children ranging in age from 4 to 18 years old. Foundation funds have helped to purchase a uniforms, renovate the library, install solar energy panels and and make improvements to the school's building by adding security doors. We also purchased laying hens to create both a source of protein and a source of income for the school.

School in session:

January 29-March 28, April 16-June 21, July 16-September 20, October 8-December 12; closed periodically throughout the year for national holidays

Gifts to bring if you're visiting:

  • Clothing for children aged 4-18
  • Coloring books and colored pencils
  • Postcards from your home city
  • Sports equipment