Published Monday, February 22, 2021
$490K-plus invested in Cahuita
By the A.M. Costa Rica staff
The Cahuita school, located in Talamanca Canton, Limón Province, will open its doors on Monday after having received improvements valued at $494,538, announced the Ministry of Education.
According to the authorities, the school can now serve 180 students. However, due to the sanitary guidelines of the Ministry of Health to avoid contagious of covid-19, the students will receive hybrid lessons.
The main improvements in the building were two new classrooms, a building for the administrative area, lunch area, sidewalks and ceilings, among others.
According to Yorleny Lowis, spokesperson of the school, the students make an effort to adapt to the sanitary guidelines and take care of each other but most of the students are receiving virtual lessons.
In 2000, there were 33 students that received lessons in a community public salon. It wasn’t until 2011 that the current school was built.
According to Ministry of Education statistics since the reopening of schools 80 schools have been confirmed positive covid-19 cases.
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