Schools of Argentina
512 piecitos colorados in 8 schools in Jujuy, Salta, Tucumán, Misiones, Santiago del Estero, Mar del Plata, Mendoza, and Bahía Blanca.
Pioneer school of the project (2016), 18 children are taught there. Semi-arid rural area.
Location: Jujuy Province, in Puerta de Lipán, Tumbaya Department. It is located in a semi-arid rural area.
Characteristics of the infrastructure found: The building had no electrical installations, drinking water or toilets. It has been completely restored.
Socio-economic characteristics: There is no formal economy. Families subsist off the cultivation of kitchen gardens, breeding and selling livestock and from craft fabric production.
Pioneer school of the project (2006), 9 children are taught there Vineyard area.
Incorporated into the project in 2007, 25 children are taugth there. Miuntains area.
Location: Tucumán Province, Tafí del Valle Department. The "Coronel José Ignacio Murga” hostel school stands in a mountainous area of difficult access.
Characteristics of the infrastructure found: Educational centre in very bad condition, it needed urgent attention. Complete reconstruction of the building.
Socio-economic characteristics: Pupils’ homes are quite far away from the school, so the pupils stay at the hostel from Monday to Friday.
Incorporated into the project in 2008, the 110 children taught there are the ones after whom our project is named. Located near the Iguazú falls.
Incorporated into the project in 2009, 73 children are taught there.
Incorporated into the project in 2010, 93 deaf and hypoacusis children are taught there.
Incorporated into the project in 2011, 42 children are taught there. Vineyard area.
Location: Mendoza, Colonia San Jorge - La Dormida, Santa Rosa Department. Vineyard area.
Characteristics of the infrastructure found: Bad condition in general.
Socio-economic characteristics: Low socio-economic level in the community, a lot of families receive government social welfare benefits while others work on-and-off. There are very few full-time workers.
The educational centre also serves as a hostel given that the community is very scattered, with pupils often living 20 km away.
Incorporada al proyecto en 2016, educa a 157 menores. Zona ruraL.
Ubicación: Mendoza, Colonia San Jorge - La Dormida, departamento de Santa Rosa. Zona de viñedos.
Características de la infraestructura encontrada: La escuela necesita una reconstrucción de todo el edificio: arreglar los techos, suelos y paredes; reparar los baños y la cocina, así como ampliar el tamaño del salón-comedor.
Características socio-económicas: La comunidad donde se ubica la escuela cuenta con recursos económicos muy escasos y un alto índice de desempleo. Las familias viven en su mayoría de subsidios, con núcleos desintegrados y situaciones de violencia familiar.