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San Luis Potosi
CLUB DE NIÑOS Y NIÑAS SAN LUIS POTOSÍ – REAL DE PEÑASCO
BEGAN OPERATIONS ON SEPTEMBER 9TH
A new club: Club de Niños y Niñas SLP – Real de Peñasco initiated operations on September 9th with a total enrollment of 57 children.
Congratulations to the board and staff from San Luis Potosí for this great achievement.
CNYN NUEVO LEÓN – 1ST PLACE OF HUMAN RIGHTS AWARDS IN THE MÉXICO NORTH AREA
OUTSTANDING EVENTS SEPTEMBER 2019*
CDMX – EDOMEX
After a great summer, where nearly 250 children attended the summer activities at the Club, our staff began their training on different topics such as Human Rights and Gender Neutral Spaces.
UNICEF and the main character of the live action movie “Dora the Explorer” invited our children to the premiere of this movie.
Our Club hosted the National Convention 2019, which was a great opportunity to get to know staff from other clubs and share knowledge based on experiences.
On September 17th, we organized a mexican party at the club, with the participation of the dance, theater, music and karate do teams.
On September 13th, our children and their parents joined efforts to reforestate our community.
As a way to encourage the children to protect the environment, they participated on a lecture that highlighted the importance of reforestation. As a result of this, “The Green Brigade” was born in our club, having many children being part of it, this brigade has the responsibility to protect the green areas within our club, and so far they have planted 10 trees to achieve this goal.
Additionally, our children were also instructed about the importance of animals, a veterinarian came to our Club to explain how to protect the pets and let the children know that the pets have feeling and needs and they are not just another toy to play with.
The children are designing some crafts with recycled materials that will be exhibited during our next events.
Congratulations to Ramón Eduardo for being selected in the U-15 category of the “Cimarrones de Sonora” soccer team.
Thanks to the partnership with Televisa, the Technology and Innovation Institute (I2T2), NEMI A.C. and the Nuevo León Department of Education, our children participated on the @tecnolochicasmx workshop, with the main objective of closing the gender gap on the technology sector and empower young women.
Last September 11th, a new generation of 16 children from our Club began to participate on the “Building my 1st Robot” workshop, taught by staff from the world´s top universities “Tecnológico de Monterrey”.
The Mexican Independence was celebrate in the Club during the week from September 9th to 13th, participating our more than 600 children and teens currently enrolled in the Club.
FAMILY CYCLING TRIP
Some mountain bike instructors came to visit us at Club de Niños y Niñas Rosarito and organized a fun ride for our children and their families.
ETHICAL VALUES RALLY
An ethical values rally was organized in our club in coordination with the State Elections Department, the children learnt about the election process at the same time that the universal ethical values were promoted.
3RD ANNUAL TOURNAMENT: Hugo Torres
The Emerson School from Boston USA, visited our club and organized different activities such as music, basketball as well as a soccer tournament. Our children enjoyed the visit and had lots of fun!
San Luis Potosí – La Virgen
Last September 3rd, the last half of the Club annual activities was initiated, with a total enrollement of 267 children and teens.
In order to develop key performance indicators and be able to tell how the activities of the club are impacting our children, we applied some diagnostic tests on areas such as reading, informatics, spanish and self esteem to the children that are part of the club and some children that are not part of the club.
San Luis Potosí – Real de Peñasco
On September 9th, the Club began operations with a total enrollment of 57 children.
AMARAK enterprises, in collaboration with the “Save the Children” organization, donated the playroom equipment for our Club.
Thanks as well to Tupperware Brands, for the donation of kitchen utensils that will be used to serve the meals that are daily offered to our children.
1st mexican kermesse
With the main objective of gathering funds for the nutrition program in our Club, we organized the first mexican kermesse that took place on September 27th at the facilities of the Loma Dorada Club. A total of 700 guests enjoyed of this event, the parents of our children participated by organizing food stands while the staff organized playful activities. The funds gathered from this event are enough to cover 2 months of healthy meals for our club members.
A wonderful event full of joy and color was organized by our councillors Olga de la Vega and Pely Guevara. It took place at the beautiful Ramona vineyard on September 7th, over 200 people flock to enjoy the activities in there. The total income amount from this event was nearly 20.000 USD that will de used to cover the operating expenses of our Club.
We believe that having a trained staff is a way to maximize the positive impact of our Club. Currently, our staff is being trained by the local office for violence prevention.