KINDER IN SALADITA
Dec 2013/Jan 2014-First request for donations for the videos I take, worked with Lourdes and she helped get 12 chairs made for the kinder in Saladita. We were only here for 2.5 months that trip.
2017/2018– concrete, forms, rebar for the pillars to hold a new shade roof for the concrete play area outside of classrooms.
2019– $60,000 Mexican pesos (approx. $3200 USD) were used to get material for a shade roof installed over the play area of school. Largest project to date.
PRIMARY SCHOOL SALADITA
concrete, and wire fencing to keep the local animals out of the school grounds, 25 plastic chairs, 4 large foldable tables for events.
May 2019– a new water pump to pump water to tinacos
Aug 2, 2021– $6000 pesos to Abraham, deposit for new front gate for school, total cost will be $7800
Oct 11, 2021– $4850 pesos for Abraham to buy loud speaker to make community and school announcements.
Nov 23, 2021– $1503.29 pesos for cleaning supplies at Disude. Delivered to the school on Friday, Nov 26, 2021.
KINDER IN LOS LLANOS
Nov 2014-Feb 2015– This surf trip was 4 months to Saladita. Worked with Blanca Valencia to help the kinder with plumbing issues. With surfer donations we pumped the septic, trenched and replaced all pipes going to cistern, lowered sinks for kids to wash hands, new electrical in bathroom area, new pump for the cistern to pump water to the toilets. Paid for Charlie to paint cartoon characters on front of 2 classrooms.
Provided on future visits- Swing set seats, printer, 5 kids picnic tables, truckloads of dirt to level areas that flooded.
April 2019– $6000 pesos for a gutter to keep rain from flooding classrooms from runoff between classroom roof and shade area roof..
Oct 22, 2021- $1159 pesos Mercado Libre order for pandemic signs, 1 wall mount digital thermometer, and 2 touchless digital thermometers
Oct 23, 2021- $2311.64 pesos at Disude for back to school pandemic & cleaning supplies
Oct 23, 2021- $250 Ferreteria y Tlapaleria Del Centro for 3 ltr Fumigator to spray disinfectant at school
Oct 23, 2021- $552 pesos at Sam’s Club for 2 plastic chairs for the teachers
Oct 23, 2021- $1440 pesos for Green Apple & White Paint, brushes, rollers for last classroom at kinder
Oct 23, 2021- $589 pesos at Sam’s Club for a floor fan
Oct 23, 2021- $718 pesos at Sam’s Club for ink for printer 664 Black/Yellow/Red/Blue
PRIMARY SCHOOL LOS LLANOS
(4) 4×8 whiteboards for classrooms, white board pens, basketball hoops, paint for map of Guerrero on basketball court, books, projector. Printer, fan
August 2019– Cleaning supplies, 6 brooms, 6 mops, 6 buckets, etc, plus some books and 6 soccer balls
Oct 2019– $2200 pesos of 6 different primary color paints, brushes, tape, to paint games on the concrete.
Mar 2020-July 2020– Paid $18,400 pesos to have school wired for 220 Electricity to support new air conditioners
Paid to install (3) air conditioners paid for by surfer donations, and (1) air conditioner donated by the Mango processing plant
These are to support on line learning during the Covid-19 pandemic
Dec -2020 Jon and Debbie donated used laptop computer for one of the teachers to use
Jan 27, 2021– $2000 pesos for CFE to reconnect power after adding 220 power for Air Conditioning units
Feb 3, 2021– $7100 pesos for 60% deposit on poly carbonate windows for 2 classrooms
Feb 13, 2021– $6000 pesos to finish pay for poly windows being installed Sunday Feb 14, 2021
Feb 20, 2021– $13000 pesos to cover poly carbonate windows for 2 more classrooms.
Apr 30, 2021– $7000 pesos for deposit on last 2 classrooms poly carbonate windows.
May 4, 2021– 2 floor fans for the small classroom- Sam’s Club (1 @ $1431.17 pesos & 1 at $541.16) $1972.33 pesos
May 6, 2021– Newest Lenovo 14inch Laptop, Intel Pentium Gold 6405U Dual Core 2.4GHz Processor, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Intel UHD Graphics, WiFi, Bluetooth, HDMI, Windows 10 (Renewed) (Black)for supervisor of teachers (Miguel Angel) Amazon.com ($299 + $12.44 shipping + $61.27 Import fees) $372.71
May 15, 2021–$7600 pesos final payment for last 2 classrooms polycarbonate windows to be installed Sunday, May 16, 2021
July 17, 2021–$3300 pesos for new locks on 6 classroom doors.
Aug 3, 2021–1 renewed Chromebook to see if this will work for students. Amazon.com ($89.99+ $9.42 shipping + $18.32 Import = Total $117.73)
Aug 25, 2021–$2600 pesos for a new 1 HP pump for Primary bathrooms (pump water cistern to tinaco on roof)
Oct 11, 2021- $2015 pesos Mercado Libre order for pandemic signs, 3 wall mount digital thermometer, and 2 touchless digital thermometers
Oct 12, 2021- $4173 peso at Disude for back to school mandated pandemic supplies (took Miguel Angel to Zihuatanejo to buy supplies)
Oct 12, 2021- $218 pesos at Sam’s Club for Lysol spray
Oct 12, 2021- $350 pesos to Miguel Angel to purchase a fumigator pump to spray disinfectant
Oct 2021- $2000 pesos for Nacho to do electrical and plumbing to install water pump and fix bathroom sink faucet.
Nov 13, 2021- $5000 pesos Los Llanos Ferreteria for 2 rolls 2 meter high chain link fencing for fathers to install at school. On Nov 27th the fathers installed the fencing.
Nov 18, 2021- $1151 pesos reimbursed Miguel Angel for Los Llanos Ferreteria purchase of supplies for new meter box + $400 to pay Nacho.
Nov 25, 2021- $3540 pesos Xoom to Pablo for a used computer + $1500 more transferred for a $5000 used/refurbished laptop for Pablo to use for school projects
Dec 3, 2021- $7000 pesos for laptop for School Superintendent, Azalia. Miguel Angel Picked up funds (Deb Xoom’d to Elektra) and purchased the laptop.
Dec 17, 2021- $1100 pesos-Pay to have concrete removed that was in school yard after parents took down a concrete wall that was leaning. Replaced fence with wire fencing, that was purchased in November.
Feb 9, 2022- $5026 pesos at Lopez Impresores, for (2) 4′ x 8′ Whiteboards. Miguel will use his truck to pick them up on his next trip to Zihuatanejo
Feb 9, 2022-$1040 pesos at Soriana, 2 basketballs, (1) air hand pump, whiteboard markers (4) packages.
Feb 9, 2022- $587 pesos at Sam’s Club, (2) 664 Ink for L120 Epson Printer, & Fluorescent Poster board package.
SECONDARY SCHOOL LOS LLANOS
Apr 24, 2021– New laptop for Minerva superintendent of Secondary school… 2020 Lenovo IdeaPad Laptop ComputerAMD A6-9220e 1.6GHz 4GB Memory 64GB eMMC Flash Memory 14 “AMD Radeon R4 AC WiFi Microsoft Office 365 Platinum Gray Amazon.com.mx ($6192 + $141.23 shipping +$1203.54 import) $7536.54 (@19.5pesos to 1 USD approx $386.50)
Jul 8, 2021– $11,500 pesos deposit for 1 classroom glass windows.
Aug 4, 2021– $11,450 pesos final payment and windows installed in one classroom.
Oct 20, 2021– $2400 pesos to Thelma for Disude pandemic supplies required to open schools (final receipt Oct 21 was $2108.10 Disude + $300 gasoline, so I didn’t have to drive to Zihuatanejo)
Oct 20, 2021- $1159 pesos Mercado Libre order for pandemic signs, 1 wall mount digital thermometer, and 2 touchless digital thermometers
PRIMARY SCHOOL ARROYO GRANDE
May 2019-(2) fans for classroom
October 2019– HP Printer and ink refills
Dec 2020– Laptop computer (new) for teacher to help with on line learning lessons
KINDER SCHOOL La Boca
Nov 2019-approx $2200 in Comex paint, sand paper, primer, brushes to repaint the school ground equipment.
KINDER in Las Tinajas
Oct 18, 2021– $3128 pesos for miscellaneous plumbing supplies
Oct 18, 2021- $1189 pesos Mercado Libre order for pandemic signs, 1 wall mount digital thermometer, and 2 touchless digital thermometers
Oct 19, 2021- $5676 pesos for Materials Sotelo (4) Laminas, nails, etc
Oct 19, 2021– $3716.44 pesos Desude for facemasks, disenfectant, alchohol, cleaning supplies
Oct 23, 2021- $4000 deposit on 5 tables ($1000 each) and 4 chairs Las Tinajas, plus 4 chairs Los Llanos ($350 each)
Nov 4, 2021- $718 pesos at Sam’s Club for ink for printer 664 Black/Yellow/Red/Blue
Nov 4, 2021- $4800 pesos given to Pablo for Carpenter for final payment on (now 6 tables) and (8 chairs) Pablo send receipt for deposit to Carpenters account
Nov 5 & Nov 11, 2021– $1073 pesos transfer to Coppel for school supplies, & $427 cash to make up for $1500 total spent on misc back to school stationary supplies.
Feb 25, 2022- $2699 pesos at Sam’s Club for a new speaker
Feb 25, 2022- $1000 pesos for school supplies to decorate Kinder for Spring decorating.
Premaria in Las Tinajas
Nov 23, 2021– Mely and I picked up teacher, Neidy Torres at restaurant Jacqueline’s in Lagunillas, so we could drive to Zihuatanejo, and buy supplies. First stop, Ipesa Pintura $3395 for paint, brushes, thinner
Nov 23, 2021- $3570 at Ferreteria Centro for 3 rolls of 1″ tubing to bring water to the school.
Feb 9, 2022- $2500 pesos given to Neidy to purchase supplies for a roof of some type. Photos to come.
School in El Rincon
Oct 21 2021 $2513 pesos for a new blackboard + $187 for gasoline for teacher to buy blackboard in Lazaro Cardenas (Request was made by Alvaro, teacher at El Rincon, but lives in Los Llanos)
Lagunillas Kinder School
Dec 8, 2021- $6085 pesos for 1 child toilet and 3 adult toilets for the school, met Ana in Zihuatanejo, and purchased at Ferriteria y Materiales Moba
Dec 8, 2021– $______ pesos Sam’s Club for 3 fans for classrooms
Feb 22, 2022– $3500 pesos for labor and parts to install toilets.
HEALTH CENTER LOS LLANOS
5 gallons of white paint to paint exterior-
May 24, 2021– 2 floor fans for the clinic ($1898 pesos-Sam’s Club)
HEALTH CENTER SALADITA
5 gallons of white paint to paint exterior- Working with Omar
Los Llanos Soccer Team
June 8, 2021-$6000 pesos for Soccer uniforms Help requested by Rodrigo.
Jan 23, 2022- $3000 pesos to “help” with purchase soccer uniforms for local girls soccer team. Contact: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100052940651255
Aug 14,2021-$3939 pesos for a Sam’s Club Ghia laptop computer for Sergio, who has to do on line classes.