Student from Escuela Mojarras received recognition as the best reader
Students from Escuela Mojarras, school for Banasa’s workers children, participated in the Second Reading Competition organized by Funcafé. A school student won first place for Best Elementary Fourth Grade Reader in the southwestern region, with the participation of schools from five municipalities.
The competition was held in 38 municipalities of Guatemala with participation of a total of 122 rural area schools. Awards were given to the first three places of each grade. Two students from First and Third Grade Escuela Mojarras won third place in the southwestern region.
The contest rates expression, accuracy and speed. Winning students reading exceeded the standard established by the Ministry of Education.
About Escuela Mojarras
Escuela Mojarras was founded by Banasa in 2010 and currently has 165 children, which are all worker’s children. The school’s objective is to give the children a better academic level in order to have an impact in the development of the communities.
Banasa signed an agreement with Funcafé, who provides the methodology that focuses on the student and their social and natural environment. Escuela Mojarras has been a model for other schools in the area.