Art skills - painting programme

Submitted by admin on Mon, 12/14/2015 - 14:27

Here are some photographs of the work of the young children participating in the art skills painting programme of the "Christine King" Multi Service Cooperative. A total of 16 children between the ages of 5 and 14 participate in the programme taught by Alan Parrales and Francisca Valdivia at the Superemos education centre. This project is made possible by funding from Casa Canadiense.

Remodelling work in preparation for 2016

Submitted by admin on Thu, 12/03/2015 - 12:02

In late November, we started work on the remodelling programme in preparation for 2016. The main task is to completely remodel the lower classroom area so as create a raised wooden deck for the dance classes and connect that area to the middle classroom area with access isolated from the training workshop, which we use mainly for metal work and solar panel trainings.

Music classes in October

Submitted by admin on Sun, 11/08/2015 - 08:47

The music classes continue to progress with students learning both in group workshops and in individual lessons.

Music school director Hannah Curteis in a choral and instrumental workshop

the students have mastered different levels of reading music

Dance classes for younger students

Submitted by admin on Sun, 11/08/2015 - 08:29

Superemos has offered dance classes to children from low income families in Estelí since January 2014. This brief video clip shows a typical class given by the very talented local dance educator Zeydi Ubeda. We hope to improve the classroom facility through December and January so as to offer a better facility for Zeydi's students in 2016

Making rosquillas in the bakery

Submitted by admin on Mon, 08/24/2015 - 13:18

Depending on the availability of the right cheese, once or twice a month the cooperative produces a quantity of the very popular typical Nicaraguan rosquilla biscuits for sale to participants in our various education and training programmes.

 Maria Osorio and Luisa Duarte work the dough