SEE More, Learn More, Grow More
The Student Educational Experience Program, or SEE, awards top students and dedicated volunteers with a trip to their nation's capital city.
In China, students who achieve top academic excellence in our partner schools (located in the remote areas we serve) are awarded with a trip to Beijing. Students earn the opportunity of a lifetime to explore the modern streets of Beijing, Tienanmen Square and visit the Great Wall of China.
In Mexico, Manos students and dedicated volunteers are awarded with a trip to Mexico City, where they can explore their capital, ancient Mayan Pyramids, the Basilica, and Chapultepec.
The cities of China are bustling, crowded centers of business and progression. If you've ever visited a remote village in China, you may have some idea as to where these children are from. If you haven't, however, imagine a remote place in the northern mountainous regions of China, a village of mostly dirt roads, ancient style brick homes, no heating systems, no plumbing, one-room school houses, and where living off the land is literal for the families and children who live there.
The majority of the 1.3 billion people of China are called "peasants" in the colloquial speech, and are farmers and migrant workers. Poverty in education is what we aim to eliminate. That is, if we are able to help a child See more, Learn more, Grow more, then we can help a child living in poverty see opportunities, make educated decisions, and grow into strong, confident leaders.