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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 »

San Francisco School and Microfarm

The microfarm is fully equipped to sustain the community for generations to come—and in Costa Rica, this means more than just providing sustenance. It also means that children will learn how to succeed in a society that relies heavily on agriculture. Our donations have also provided the school with new handicapped accessible classrooms,  additional restrooms,… Read more »

Sonafluca Primary School

The Sonafluca Primary School’s village was once home to a large hacienda, where all of the residents worked to earn their living. When the owner of the hacienda 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… Read more »

Nyangatjatjara Aboriginal College

The Aboriginal students at Nyangatjatjara College are from non-English speaking, poorly-educated communities, and lag in literacy and numeracy skills, with little experience beyond their remote communities. Located in Central Australia, Nyangatjatjara College is the only community-based school south of Alice Springs. Three campuses serve three Aboriginal communities: Mutitjulu, Imanpa and Kaltukatjara, providing education from Primary… Read more »