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It's hard to believe until you see it for yourself but if you drive a few kilometers in any direction from the center of Playa del Carmen you will find tiny pueblos tucked away in the jungle with families eking out a meager existence and living without even the most basic services. Nuevo Noh Bec is one of these remote communities. Noh Bec is ...
The Sistema Nacional para el Desarrollo Integral de la Familia; SNDIF or just DIF,
is a Mexican public institution of social assistance that focuses on
strengthening and developing the welfare of Mexican families. The Mexican president credited with the formation of DIF is
President José López Portillo y Pacheco who was ...
This week, KKiS - Keeping Kids in School started up their regular in-class English reading and mentoring program at the Pelopidas School in Guadalupana. This year, volunteers will be in the 4th and 5th grade classrooms every Wednesday at 1:00 pm. Organizer Gayle Collins provides the curriculum and course materials
needed each week based on ...
Help control the homeless animal population! Have your pet spayed or neutered!
Free sterilization clinics beginning May 6th! Coco's Cat Rescue and Animalistas of Cancun is asking for volunteers for the clinics May 13th-16th. Lunches for 30 people for 2 days each clinic, cold drinks, towels, newspapers, trash bags and cleaning supplies, ...
****The Rotary Club Rubber Ducky Race has been postponed until May 12th!!****
On May 12, Rotary Playa del Carmen Seaside will be participating with other Quintana Roo Rotary Clubs in the Grand Rubber Ducky Regatta! First prize is a house in Cancun!!! Additional awesome prizes include a motorbike, home appliances, furniture packages, ...
The 2nd Annual KKiS Project Fundraiser will be held on February 28th at 11:00am at Wah Wah Beach Bar on 2nd and the beach. The event will be a luncheon and live auction with a wide array of amazing prizes donated by generous Playa locals and friends from abroad! The KKiS Project, headed up by Playa resident Gayle Collins, is an organization ...
Last Tuesday, at the weekly meeting, I was inducted into the Rotary Club Playa del Carmen Seaside Chapter as an active member! President Bob Hyde presided over the short but official ceremony and presented me with my Rotary pin. I grew up in a family where volunteerism and community service was encouraged and expected, even of me as a child. My ...
The Rotary Club of Playa del Carmen Seaside, an
English speaking club in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico - on the
Yucatan Peninsula - is soliciting
used PC laptops, desktops and tablets in good working order to provide to the
classrooms of Mayan children in our area. The used PCs will ...
It is inarguable that Playa del Carmen is one of the fastest growing cities in the world. Thousands of people move here every year from other parts of Mexico, from the United Sates, Canada and countries across the globe. Their reasons for moving to the Riviera Maya are as varied and unique as the people themselves. Some are relocated here by their ...
For the past couple of
weeks, KKiS (Keeping Kids in School) has fallen way short of the number of folks they need to help teach
English to first, second and third graders at Pelopides School. Yesterday
they had only eight people, roughly half of what's needed.
Would you please consider
volunteering to help them out? It's only an ...