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Rhotia Primary School

Years later, thousands of books and school supplies have allowed this school of over 500 students to have a book for each rather than 2 or 3 books for an entire class. Construction of toilets, teacher housing and the renovation of the kitchen and classrooms further ensures that the children will have a good learning… Read more »

Sigatoka District School

Located on Viti Levu, the largest and most populous island in the archipelago of Fiji, Sigatoka serves as an educational center for the South Pacific nation. When Grand Circle Foundation launched a partnership with the Sigatoka District School in 2009,  it was greatly in need of renovations. Foundation funds repaired a damaged roof and installed… Read more »

Kaitao Middle School

Achieving Success Together Achieving success together is the motto for Kaitao Middle School and we couldn’t have said it better. Since our partnership began in 2006 we’ve helped the school work towards this success by funding the construction of a performance hall and the purchase of traditional uniforms used in Maori performances, a Maori community… Read more »

Sinamune Children’s Orchestra

In doing so, they gain the confidence to face many other challenges they might encounter during their lives. Foundation donations have helped refurbish the beautiful auditorium at Sinamune, supported the purchases of a vehicle, new computers, and musical instruments for the school; contributed funds to many building improvements; and helped to fund scholarships. Recent projects… Read more »

Josefina Villamar School

The primary need for the Josefina Villamar Obando School, located on the river Napo, in the Yarina Ecological Reserve was access to clean water. The 25 children ages 5 to 12, are from the Quichua San Carlos community in the Amazon.  The school provides a basic education, and has a recreational area, including an indoor soccer field… Read more »

Dobrisa Cesaric Elementary School

A partner since 2005, this general public school in Osijek provides many extra curricular opportunities for students.   The school offers arts, sports, gardening, robotics, choir, ecology and more. Funding from Grand Circle Foundation provided air conditioning, audio visual equipment, lockers, fitness equipment and the renovation of the school library.

Murupara Area School

Our partnership with the Murupara Area School began in 2014, one year after the school itself was established. The school was founded to ensure that its 312 students achieved success through celebration of their identity, language and culture and for the school to be at the heart of the community. We supplied the school with… Read more »

Altamira School

The small school  provides two meals a day to the 100+ students to attend, but the dining room only seated 32 students. Grand Circle Foundation funded a new dining room that led to many other changes in the school. The old dining room was converted to a library, providing additional space to use the computers… Read more »

Agua Azul Primary School

With a 100% increase in the kindergarten enrollment at the Agua Azul Primary School, classes were held outdoors and in the kitchen. Grand Circle Foundation provided funding to build a new classroom and renovate the bathrooms.  

San Josecito de Cutris School

Since the 1980s, Costa Rica has been one of the acknowledged leaders in efforts to promote environmental learning. San Josecito Primary school in Alejuela is a great example of how this is done. A small school of 85 students with big ideas and plans for the future, the most recent project funded by Grand Circle Foundation provided… Read more »