Towns cleaning day

Towns cleaning day

Escuela Caracol is deeply committed with the environment, which is a priority subject we constantly share with our students, their families, and the whole community. The last day before the summer break, the Caracolitos and their teachers had a cleaning day that covered the areas between the town’s lakeshore in Barrio Tres and Escuela Caracol. It was thrilling to see the joy in the sight of our Caracolitos when they realized the difference achieved, after the journey, in our lake and the trails we walked by. With these actions, we promote the feelings of belonging, caring, and respect in our Caracolitos, and we also facilitate the elements needed for our students to become fully developed human...
Afro Peruvian drumming in Escuela Caracol (video)

Afro Peruvian drumming in Escuela Caracol (video)

During the first week of July we got the visit of Marcos Napa, Peruvian musician based in the USA for the last few years. Marcos is an expert in Afro-Cuban dance and percussion. He arrived at Escuela Caracol as part of Kim d’Angelos wonderful team of volunteers to share with our Caracolitos his musical knowings and culture. Not only he shared an incredible artistic presentation, where he danced and performed the “Cajón”; He also imparted amusing and fun musical workshops for which he made 20 “cajones” that he left as a donation for our school and our Caracolitos.    ...

Thomas Hartig

After a process that lasted for many months, we can gladly communicate the arrival of a new member of Escuela Caracol’s team. Thomas Hartig, the new person in charge of the fundraising campaigns. Thomas is a German professional with plenty experience on the subject. We wish you nothing but success and the best of lucks on this new...
Lights at la Palapa

Lights at la Palapa

The “Palapa” is one of those landmarks at Escuela Caracol that everyone knows. There, we hold reunions, assemblies, artistic shows, workshops, among many other activities. During the last few months, our dear Chico has been focusing his efforts to the Palapas renewal. He fixed the surrounding borders and installed the new lights system that includes four reflectors and an electrical outlet. Next time we hold an activity after the sunset at the “Palapa”, you’ll enjoy a bright and well-illuminated...
Kim’s annual visit.

Kim’s annual visit.

A few weeks ago, we received the visit of an exemplary teacher, Kim D’Angelo, who, among an unforgettable group of students, arrives each year at Escuela Caracol to spread lots of love and friendship through workshops, g ames, and joy.  The volunteering tasks they perform, go from gardening to imparting artistic workshops to our Caracolitos. You bring so much joy to our school with your visits, Kim! See you next...