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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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