We often get asked questions like, “what does supporting playground builds and distribution of sports goods have to do with Literacy?” In the famous words of Maria Montessori, "Play is the work of a child." Besides our overall mission to foster strong, sustainable foundations for the communities we work in, our support of play—in our … Continue reading “Play is Serious Business”
Day 3 is under our belts! Our team spent most of the day today helping teachers at Unity Presbyterian School with literacy evaluations, Language Arts exercises, and various other projects as needed—and there was lots of need. To put it simply, teachers in Belize are underpaid, overworked, and some of the greatest people you'll meet … Continue reading Belize 2019: Day 3
Today was an all-day playground build; hot, gruelling and extra humid—even for Belize—but as rewarding as always. We finished getting all the other pieces of the playground structure up and cemented everything; another successful day. Tomorrow, some of the team will be going back to the playground site to and put a new coat of paint … Continue reading Belize 2019: Day 2
Yesterday was our first official day of work on our 2019 Belize City trip. We're so excited to share with you the progress we've made so far with an incredible amount of help from the team of some board members, Edmonton and Belize City Rotary/Rotaract, and other volunteers. We started our day off as soon … Continue reading Belize 2019: Day 1
Jason Bossert, President. Jason Bossert is a Partner with Foster Park Brokers Inc. Jason works with non-profit organizations providing insurance solutions and assistance with board governance. Outside of work Jason is an active volunteer with Literacy without Borders, Rotary Club of Edmonton, CKUA, NARIMS and various soccer teams in Edmonton and St. Albert. Raising 5 … Continue reading Meet The Team!