Kenyon Belize Service Project 2015

Solar Energy and Computer Literacy for Schools

Belize:January 2-10, 2015

This page provides information about the Kenyon Service Project sponsored by Harcourt Parish Church, Gambier, Ohio, 2015.

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January 2014 Kenyon/MVNU Group

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Packing

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Projects
  1. SOLAR POWER FOR SCHOOLS - Electricity is very expensive in Belize. It is typically the largest percentage of the budget after teacher salaries. Sunlight is very avalible. On this project we will be install solar power systems on 2-4 schools (funding pending), and at the lodge we are staying at (to serve as a demonstration, and to help defray food and lodging costs)
  2. COMPUTER LABS IN SCHOOLS - Creaton of internet connected computer labs in schools. Working with students, teachers, administrators, and community people in workshops on how to use computers and the internet.
Activities
  1. Sunday church in Succtoz.
  2. A visit to the Belize - Belize Zoo Link
  3. A visit to Xunantunich Mayan Ruins - Xunantunich Link
  4. A visit to Mountain Pine Ridge - Link

Blog

Student actively will collaborate on a collective blog describing their experience

Calendar


January 2015
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
        01 02
Kenyon and MVNU J-Term Class Travel to Belize
03
Visit Belize Zoo
04
Xunantunich
05
Install Solar Systems, Computer Labs and Lead Computer Seminars
06
Install Solar Systems, Computer Labs and Lead Computer Seminars
07
Install Solar Systems, Computer Labs and Lead Computer Seminars
08
Install Solar Systems, Computer Labs and Lead Computer Seminars
09
Mountain Pine Ridge
10
Flight out for Kenyon Group
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18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31


  • 2 Jan 2015 - Kenyon and MVNU J-Term Class Travel to Belize
  • 3 Jan 2015 - Visit Belize Zoo
  • 4 Jan 2015 - Xunantunich
  • 5 Jan 2015 - Install Solar Systems, Computer Labs and Lead Computer Seminars
  • 6 Jan 2015 - Install Solar Systems, Computer Labs and Lead Computer Seminars
  • 7 Jan 2015 - Install Solar Systems, Computer Labs and Lead Computer Seminars
  • 8 Jan 2015 - Install Solar Systems, Computer Labs and Lead Computer Seminars
  • 9 Jan 2015 - Mountain Pine Ridge
  • 10 Jan 2015 - Flight out for Kenyon Group

Required Preparation Meetings

These are required meets for all.

Mandatory meeting 11:00-12:00 Thursday, Oct 3rd during common hour for everyone interested/planning on trip.
Dates
  • Depart: January 2, 2015
  • Return: January 10, 2015

Important Contacts

U.S. Embassy Belize

4 Floral Park Road
Belmopan, Belize
Telephone: (501) 822-4011
Fax: (501) 822-4012

Belize Emergency Services Number: 911

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Enrollment and Proposed Costs

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Mailing list

Links

  • Group2014:
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