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Phase 3 of 3 for Rionegro 2017

We're finally getting close to our goal of helping all 15 elementary schools in the the Rionegro municipality of Santander Colombia.   The Smile Education Foundation and Asturia Fashion joint-education project has been a complete success to date!  A total of 180 children have received assistance with the help of over 40 volunteers led by members of the Smile Education Foundation (formerly Smile Colombia) and the Asturia Fashion team. There have been two runnings of our projects in Rionegro, Santander, and we've been able to assist 10 schools. This all thanks to you all!! For these next five schools, located the farthest from the center of town and mostly in the hills and farms surrounding Rionegro, we will be helping 70...

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Rionegro 2016 Field of Dreams

Hi y'all! Here's the latest from our activities in 2016! The Smile Education Foundation and Asturia Fashion joint-education project was a total success!  Another 90 children received assistance with the help of over 20 volunteers led by members of the Smile Education Foundation (formerly Smile Colombia) and the Asturia Fashion team. This was the second running of our projects in Rionegro, Santander, and we assisted another 5 schools, bringing our total to 9 schools so far!!! Thanks to you all! 90 elementary school children received school supplies for their academic year, education and health seminars, eye exams and like last year, tons of love from our teams.  The 5 different schools they attend also received sports equipment like soccer balls...

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Smile Rionegro 2016 Starts

   To learn more about our partner foundation, go to www.smilef.org.  You too can help, for every shirt you buy, we will assist SEF in their mission of providing the children of the Rionegro community with the educational tools they need to succeed.  The goal is to raise enough funds to implement the Smile Rionegro 2016 project ( a continuation of Rionegro 2015), a sustainable development that will directly impact the lives of 85 kids, their families, and the local community.  During last year's effort, we helped 5 of the 15 schools in the Rionegro municipality, this next project will focus on the next set of 5 schools.  The children who will benefit from this social project live in very low-income...

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Smile Rionegro 2015 Success

Following up to our blog note last month, the Smile Education Foundation and Asturia Fashion joint-education project was a total success!  90 children in total received assistance with the help of over 30 volunteers led by members of the Smile Education Foundation (formerly Smile Colombia) and the Asturia Fashion team.  90 elementary school children received school supplies for their academic year, education and health seminars, eye exams and last but not least, tons of love from our teams.  The 4 different schools they attend also received sports equipment like soccer balls and training gear, additionally music instruments were donated to the schools.  Finally, Portachuelo School will be given a paid music teacher whose job over the next 12 months will...

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Joint Mission with Smile Education Foundation (Formerly Smile Colombia)

With Asturia Fashion Joining Forces with the Smile Education Foundation, we're looking to help that team accompish the following:   The goal is to raise enough funds to implement the Smile Rionegro 2015 project, a sustainable development that will directly impact the lives of 80 kids, their families, and the local community. The children who will benefit from this social project live in very low-income families of the Rionegro community; many of which live in small farms in the surrounding hills of the town of Portachuelo without access to proper education. For this reason, Smile Rionegro 2015 will focus on education and the improvement of the children’s wellbeing through participation in the arts, health aid and enriching seminars. The funds...

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