On February 5, 2019, part of the FAJB Staff and the Cannonball-American Airlines group visited 2 communities in the municipality of San Juan del Sur, in order to deliver backpacks full of school supplies. 42 packages of school supplies were delivered in the Nuevo Amanecer neighborhood to children who had participated in community service projects organized by Fundación students. The community of Los Barbudos was also visited, where 42 packages of school supplies for children and 4 packages of teaching material were delivered to teachers. In total, 96 packages of school supplies were delivered. Fundación A. Jean Brugger thanks the Cannonball Group - American Airlines for supporting and ensuring that children have the necessary materials for their school studies.
The staff of Fundación A. Jean Brugger held a welcome meeting on Thursday, January 31 at the FAJB offices for the seven young people and their parents.
The purpose of the meeting was to give them a full introduction to our Scholarship Program: the responsibilities and opportunities associated with a scholarshp, which include the maintenance of an 80% grade average (mínimum) and participation in communty service projects. Executive Director Vilma Bustos and Social Programs Director Alvaro Novoa gave a presentation of the different educational and social programs supported by Fundación A. Jean Brugger.
Our new students are:
1. Coralia Coronado, studying Journalism. UNAN- Managua / Sponsor: Anders Floderus
2. Lais Contreras, studying Public Accounting and Finance, UNICA- Managua / Sponsor: Anonymous.
3. Marvin Collado, studying Nursing, UNEH- Rivas / Sponsors: Union Church of Waban.
4. Pedro Herrera, studying Nursing, UNEH- Rivas / Sponsor: Neil Magneson.
5. Priscilla Carmona, studying Accounting and Finance, UPOLI- Rivas / Sponsor: Steven Correa and family.
6. Rubén Maldonado, studying Medicine and Surgery, UCN- Carazo / Sponsor: Kathleen Brugger and Kathy Knight.
7. Cindy Veliz, studying Medicine and Surgery, UCN- Managua / Sponsors: Laurie and Robert Carter
We are grateful to our sponsors, who are part of the Fundación family. Thank you for believing and trusting in our work. Thanks to you, we can be part of the professional and human development of young people from San Juan del Sur. The addition of these seven new students means 38 young people have scholarships in 2019.
Student Scholarship Program of the Fundacion A. Jean Brugger Foundation graduates from English course.
On Tuesday, December 11, 2018, our senior citizens enjoyed a special day, as part of the program of elders of Fundación A. Jean Brugger.
This event took place thanks to Randy Hale, Cheryl Johnson, and family, who sponsored this activity in memory of their mother Laverne Elliot.
Also, Fundación A. Jean Brugger thanks the owners of El Timón Restaurant and all the Staff, who offered a special, warm and friendly attention to the elderly.
We thank Legal Solutions for sponsoring the prizes for this activity, which consisted of basic baskets, full of food products, cleaning and personal hygiene items.
On December 12 a group of 16 young people, including 8 current scholarship students, 5 former graduates of Fundación A. Jean, and 3 other young people from San Juan del Sur, completed the four-month-long intensive English course at Escuela Adelante.
This project was part of the new Life Skills Program, an opportunity to strengthen and complement professional knowledge for the scholarship students and former professional scholars of Fundación A. Jean Brugger. This special project will develop greater professional skills and labor competency.
Our students are very excited and grateful for the opportunity they had to learn English, because they know the value of speaking English in San Juan del Sur, a tourist city. This will be of great help to their professional development.
Fundacion A. Jean Brugger congratulates all the young people who took advantage of and successfully completed this educational opportunity.
Finally, special thanks to Kathleen Brugger for promoting this educational initiative, and to all the donors who helped make the “Life Skills Program” possible.
We also thank the director of Escuela Adelante Jaime Hunter and Professor Hannah Zucker for their collaboration and interest in our students.
On Sunday, December 10, the students studying Tourism and International Trade completed their community service project.
During this activity the children participating in this social project enjoyed a very happy morning with a piñata and enjoyed a delicious lunch. Each child was given a package with candy, and finally contests were held and awards were given to the winners.
This activity was carried out to stimulate the willingness of the children to attend the English classes that were taught every Sunday from 10am to 11:30 a.m.
This social initiative was for the benefit of 40 children of the Nuevo Amanecer neighborhood of San Juan del Sur.
The Scholarship students that formed this group and directed this activity are: María Fernanda Veliz, Diana Arguello, Lisbeth Guzmán, Cristhel Mendoza and Bismara Siezar.
Fundación A Jean Brugger thanks and congratulates the students of Tourism and International Trade for their good work and dedication to their social project, through which they showed great interest in the children learning the basic knowledge of the English language and oral hygiene.
Niñas adolescentes y madres de familias de la comunidad Las Marías reciben charla de salud sexual reproductiva y paquete de accesorios de higiene personal.
A group of 15 young people, among them 3 present scholarship students and 3 former graduates of the Fundacion A. Jean Brugger, finished an intensive Advanced Excel course on December 7 at the Polytechnical University of Nicaragua in the city of Rivas.
This is an educational project that came about as an opportunity to strengthen and complement the profesional knowledge of present and former scholarship students of the Fundación A. Jean Brugger. This special educational program will give our scholarship students additional training which will enhance their professional and educational skills.
This project was developed in partnership with the Polytechnical University of Nicargua UPOLI’s Rivas regional headquarters thanks to a more than 12 year agreement that the Fundación A. Jean Brugger has had with UPOLI Rivas.
The Fundación A. Jean Brugger congratulates all of the students who took advantage of and successfully completed this educational opportunity.
And, most importantly, the Foundation is very grateful especially with Kathleen Brugger to promote this educational initiative and all of the individuals and foreign organizations, as well as those Nicaraguans who helped in any way, to make this collaboration for educational development become a reality for so many of our students from San Juan del Sur.
Last Monday, December 3, the students studying Economics completed their community service project.
During this activity the children who participated in this social project enjoyed a very happy morning in the pool of the Hotel Pelican Eyes Resort.
This activity was iniciated to increase and stimulate the children’s willingness to participate and support the activities of this group.
This social initiative called Bio-clean is concentrates on the empowerment of environmental education, benefiting 22 children from the Camilo Ortega neighborhood.
Our scholarship students presented information on the protection and care of the environment with the objective of promoting continued support in the development in the care and preservation of the environment.
This group of students consisted of: María José Sánchez, Ingrid Pérez, Lileth Jiménez, Aliana Quiroz,Cesar Romero, Casta Rivera, Karina Chavez and Ruth Rostran,
Fundacion A Jean Brugger thanks and congratulates the students of economic sciences for their good work and dedication to their social project, since they showed great interest in teaching children to care for the environment, we feel very proud of our students.
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