Educating Educators





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Project Description

Region: South America

Country: Colombia

Location: Rio Mira-Tumaco

Total Budget: $37,015

Area of Focus: Basic education and literacy

Raise the level and quality of knowledge through training in values, basic use of technology, pedagogy, correct management of caring for the environment, to 39 teachers from colleges and schools in the Río Mira sector, correcting the current deficiency reflected in low academic level and motivation.The little attention given to these institutions, the little motivation and lack of opportunities to update knowledge and the low level of teacher pedagogy, has meant that students do not have a quality education, thus causing school dropouts, low motivation and few opportunities for innovation and progress for both teachers and students and the community in general. We found communities in a state of illiteracy due to a lack of trainers. Through this education strategy we will ensure that self-esteem, empowerment, vocation and passion for what they do is recovered.Timeline is 12 months.


How will you invest the money received through a possible global grant? Please reflect the total value.

Ítem - Rubro Descripción del Rubro - Item Description COP Value -Valor en COP

In education, training and practices Teachers, pedagogues, supervisors, community $51.300.000

Educational facility improvement Purchase of a prefabricated classroom with capacity for 20 students- 22.000.000

Equipment, transportation, extras, snacks, environmental component, administration Purchase of equipment, supplies, ecological, accounting and similar points, banking, etc. 74.264.000

Total $138.804.000

Approx. exchange rate / Tipo de cambio aproximado 3.750

US$ VALUE 37.015

Primary Host Partner

District: 4281

Rotary Club of: Armenia International

Primary Contact: Trevor Birt

Email: trevoredwinbirt@hotmail.com

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Project Status

Need $34,515
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Project listed for the 2020-21 Rotary Year.

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Armenia International (4281)





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