Sihua Primary School

The Sihua Primary School project began when community leaders approached the Alma Foundation looking for help. The community’s primary school, I.E. #50743, only had 4 of 6 grades due to the lack of teachers, forcing the fifth and sixth graders to walk kilometers to other communities in order to continue studying. Though the school has […]

Project Update: Sihua Primary School:

SIHUA SCHOOL EXPANSION – PROJECT UPDATE April 3, 2014 After successfully expanding to and implementing the full six grades of primary school in Sihua last year, the 2014 Sihua School Expansion Project continues this year with only one teacher, Elva, who has worked with us since the first year of the project in 2012. The […]

Backward Progress in Sihua

The paradox of progress is that sometimes, to move forward, you must first take a couple of steps backwards and then rebuild from there. In a small Andean community called Sihua, that is literally what is happening. The Alma Foundation began its Sihua Primary School Expansion Project in 2012, with the goal of expanding the […]