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Project information

Teaching them to Shine

To recruit, train and employ brilliant local teachers who can give our children a great standard of education and be an inspiration to them

Year Long

Charity information: Education for the Children Foundation

Education for the Children Foundation logo
  • Need


    Only with great teachers can we expect great results, we want to give our children the best possible opportunities to create a brighter future for themselves.


    Great teachers will inspire the students to do even better and give them the self confidence they need to excel.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To have more great teaching staff to lead some of our most important classes


    » To raise funds to be able to recruit, train and employ local qualified and experienced people who can relate to our students.

    What success will look like

    Success will be 5 new fantastic teachers who can help our students to fulfil their potential

  • Impact


    This head start will enable our students to excel academically and give them the tools they need to lift themselves and their families out of poverty


    All teachers must be appropriately vetted and monitored before and during employment with us to ensure they are the right people for the job.


    With updates and news as to how the staff and children are doing, as regularly as dictated by the donors.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £13,600

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      Amount Heading Description
      £2,720 Teacher Salary English Programme Leader
      £2,720 Teacher Salary IT Programme Leader
      £2,720 Teacher Salary Dedicatied Sports Teacher
      £2,720 Teacher Salary Dedicated Music Teacher
      £2,720 Teacher Salary Dedicated Arts Teacher
  • Background


    Our school in Jocotenango, Guatemala, Central America


    500 severely impoverished children and their families as well as 5 new teaching staff

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Because we have been running for 8 years - we have 500 great children we just need 5 more great teachers

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Patricia Castillo

    Director of Education since our inception in 2003