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Thomas Edison School – Pico Chaco Setting (Córdoba)

Pico Chaco setting is located 13 km away from Cintra town. 15 students attend Thomas Edison school. It used to have much more students in the past but, as many other rural schools, has undergone a migration process, consequence of the productive model change.

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In spite of this, Stella Mary Cuscueta, the school head master, encouraged parents and neighbours to gather and develop a Project called “Protecting our school spaces”. The idea of this project was to improve school facilities, security and the recreational spaces.

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School 908 – La Cañada Setting, Carmen de Areco (Buenos Aires)

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In March, School Number 908, located in Carmen de Areco, Buenos Aires Province submitted an initiative called “Water Storage Tank” to improve school access to water. The project was approved and successfully implemented.

To ensure water supply in terms of quantity and quality for the 60 students and 5 teachers a storage tank on a metal structure, connected to the distribution system, was installed.

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School N° 148 – Arraigo Campesino – Colonias Unidas (Chaco)

School Nº 148 “Arraigo Campesino” is located near Colonias Unidas, Sargento Cabral Department, 120 km from Resistencia the capital city of Chaco Province. It is an alternating education school; its students live from 10 to 20 km away, while others travel more than 100 km to weekly attend the school.

The students’ families are small farmers with lands from 3 to 10 hectares; they grow mainly corn and several vegetables and breed cattle and poultry.

During 2018, they proposed a project to repair pluvial draining, change water system and install male bathroom. The work has been finished and it benefits 140 students and 20 teachers.

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