What I like most about La Vecina?

What I like most about La Vecina?

What I like most about La Vecina?   JUAN MANUEL (10 years old) “They take care of me here” What I like most about La Vecina? We have a lot of fun here. We go out to play football on the patio. The teachers treat us very well. They take care of me. I...

Bike tour on the 15th of September 2012

Give street kids a fresh start This year will be the 6th edition of ‘Biking for la Vecina’ and we will join the RABO Lingetour of bike-association ‘t Versnelletje from Ochten, Gelderland. On Saturday the 15th of September we will trail past the Linge river, by dikes,...

Be gone, flees!

On the 20th of April we did a campaign against flees at the school. The ‘Kipox’ shampoo which was donated by Gerco laboratory did the job well. The mothers of the schoolchildren spontaneously offered a helping hand, so that we managed to wash all the kids’ hair in one...

Fundraising at ‘De Griffel’

Primary school ‘De Griffel’ again organized a fundraising event during the time of the fast for a good cause and this year the funds raised were donated to La Vecina. The children performed all sorts of chores to collect money, such: cleaning up the house, car washing...

New library

Foundation La Vecina is very proud to announce that the Rabobank – Share4More has made it possible for us to set up a new library (books and school materials). We have purchased 3 sets of good white bookshelves and more than 220 books. Visiting our library is part of...

5 years La Vecina

On Monday the 5th of March 2012 Foundation La Vecina – Colombia celebrated its 5-year anniversary. Exactly 5 years a go, La Vecina opened her doors for fifteen children. Just Ines (the teacher), Claudia (the cook) and Nathalie started and now, in March 2012, there are...