The Sonafluca Primary School’s village was once home to a large┬áhacienda, where all of the residents worked to earn their living. When the owner of the┬áhacienda passed away, he left the land to the community.

Today, every family in Sonafluca owns a small plot to farm, and while they are too poor to support themselves individually, they all work together in a communal fashion to support the village as a whole. The atmosphere in the community is akin to an extended family, and the people are extremely proud of what they’ve built with what little they have.

 

At the Sonafluca Primary School, Foundation support has helped replace classroom doors, re-shingle the school’s roof, and purchase folkloric costumes for the students. We also built a protective fence, a community center, additional restrooms, and a covered walkway to shield children from the sun and rain.