Bastion funding is helping two schools in:
- Quiriquire, Monagas State
- Aregue, Lara State
The economic and social crisis affecting Venezuela is affecting the ability of its citizens to access food and medicines. This particularly affect students performance since they lack the food and nutrition necessary to access educational opportunities. Dropout rates have increased significantly and those attending classes show signs of health deterioration.
This project aims to support two schools with their nutrition program during a one-year period. Each school will receive a monthly contribution to buy food and nutritional supplements.
Bastion is helping Engagement Foundation support two schools:
- Escuela Primaria Estatal Guatamaral, in Quiriquiri, Monagas State. The school offers lunch to 164 children (50 in preschool and 114 in primary school).
- Escuela Largo Giménez, in Aregue, Lara State. The school offers breakfast to 120 children between 6 and 12 years old and 15 volunteer mothers.
Started: May 2018
Finish: April 2019