THATCH CAYE 2018 CHARITY PROGRAM

PLEASE CONSIDER MATCHING OUR $5 BZD PER NIGHT CHARITABLE DONATION NEXT TIME YOU STAY WITH US

We are thrilled to announce our 2018 charity program. We donate $5 BZD for every reservation, every night. If you are staying at Thatch Caye in the coming months, we invite you to take a look at the charities we will be working with and ask you to match our donations during your stay.

 

Belmopan Humane Society

MAY 

Belmopan Humane Society organizes activities and services that promote responsible pet care.  It also reduces homeless pet population through affordable spay/neuter program.  They provide temporary shelter for animals in need.  They also have a facility that functions as a hurricane shelter for animals. BHS offers education about care and treatment of pets to the community.

Note: Dewey was rescued by the Belmopan Humane Society when he was a tiny pup.

 

The King's Children Home

June

The King's Children is a private organization that is dedicated to helping and providing residential care for children in difficult circumstances regardless of their social status , culture , race or religious belief. This is also our Pack for a Purpose partnered charity. See what they need you to pack for donations to them HERE!

 

Liberty Children's Home

JuLY

Liberty Children's Home cares for up to forty abandoned and abused children many of whom also have HIV/AIDS and and special needs.  Liberty works closely with Belize Human Services Department and strives to ensure successful placements with foster or adoptive families or reunification with a family member.

 

Cornerstone Foundation

AUGUST

Cornerstone Foundation helps children in difficult home environments to learn life skills and sustainability Cornerstone Foundation helps women in violent situations to seek solutions and empowers them with to use skills that enable them to achieve a degree of financial independence . They help families afraid of the unknown learn how to care for a loved one living with and often dying  from HIV/AIDS.

 

Cayo Deaf Education and Farm Institute

SEPTEMBER

Cayo Deaf School is a boarding school in the Cayo district for deaf children across Belize. The school also teaches farming skills as an after school activity. 

 

Hope for Life - Pregnancy Help Center

OCTOBER

A same place for women who are pregnant or who think that they are pregnant. To meet with women who care and will listen to their concerns without judgement. A place where women can receive true information regarding sexual choices regarding sexual choices , STDs, pregnancy and pregnancy related issues. A place where women can care for themselves and their infants and children. This is a place where women can meet with other women to break the cycles of poverty and dysfunctional families.A resource center where women can find out what help is available in other agencies.

 

Gulisi Community Primary School

NOVEMBER

The Gulisi Primary School is very unique among other schools in Belize and the Caribbean in that it links the knowledge of the ancestors with the curriculum of the Ministry of Education through an intercultural trilingual education program - English , Spanish and Garifuna.  Gulisi Community Primary School enables the child to be rooted in the community while preparing him or her to take their place as a citizen of the world. In addition, the school has also played an active role in the promotion and preservation of the Garifuna culture.

 

Ontario Christian School

DECEMBER

The school was one of the first endeavors of founding missionaries Rev. and Mrs Millhollon. Mrs Millhollon started the school on the church platform with one teacher assistant and a few children from the village. They named the school Ontario Christian School after the school the Millhollons founded in Ontario,  California. The fledgling school quickly outgrew the church building, and a two room building was constructed next to the church to accommodate the overflow of students. Today Ontario Christian School  has grown to twelve classrooms , including a pre-school and an enrollment of nearly 300 students. The school has become recognized as a standard  for educational excellence.