San Isidro Elementary School

SLF successfully donated school materials to all the pupils of San Isidro Elementary School (SIES) in Macrohon, Leyte. Check out the photos here or on Flickr and also watch the amazing video that shows the preparation and completion of this project!

You may watch the video here below or click here to be directed to our Youtube page, in case the videos below are not displayed properly on your computer. Don't miss out on the big thank you of all the pupils at the end of the video or simply watch it on the bottom of this page.

San Isidro Elementary School was brought to the attention of SLF by one of our active members, Anselmo Paderes (former spotlight star #1). The school is situated in a depressed area in Barangay San Isidro, Macrohon, Southern-Leyte.

The pupils in this school come from poor families with members ranging from 3 to 10 people. Most parents earn a living through farming or driving a motorcycle (habal-habal). Earning only a little for a big family makes it impossible to compensate the educational needs of the children, especially when it comes to school supplies. As parents lack a budget for education their children are rather sent out to work than to school, in order to provide for the family.

Grade VI teacher, Jennifer M. Tolibas, ever so kindly requested the Sheryl Lynn Foundation to please fund the school supplies needed for this school year and SLF was very happy to support San Isidro Elementary School as a new educational project. School materials were supplied for all the pupils, including back-packs, notebooks, papers, pens, pencils and crayons for the new school year 2011-2012, which started last month of June. Also, SLF donated school uniforms for the 30 pupils that didn't have one (see photos on slideshow).

We would sincerely like to thank all SLF (financial) supporters, including our generous & kindhearted main sponsor for this project, Peter Tzanetatos, and all the dear volunteers involved in this project, with special thanks to Eljay Mullet, Jennifer & Jonathan Tolibas and Anselmo Paderes. You have made this project possible and successful! And for all those supporters & volunteers, below is the heartfelt thank you from all the pupils of SIES, saying "THANK YOU Sheryl Lynn Foundation!"