San Isidro Government Primary School
Providing students with greater opportunities to learn in a conducive learning environment would better equip them with knowledge, and basic skills to achieve academic success.
Financing for the Sub – Project is provided from the Education/Human Resource Development Sector of the Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF) 9 Programme in partnership with the Government of Belize (GoB), totaling BZ$1,378,000.00 from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) , the Government of Belize (GOB), and the community of San Isidro contributing BZ$1,309,100.00, BZ$58,900.00 and BZ$10,000.00 respectively.
The Scope of Works consists of a two storey-ferro concrete building complete with eight new classrooms, lavatory facilities for primary school students and teachers’; construction of a 6ft high chain-link security fence for the existing school area; and Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) training for teachers and community members. The School building is also designed in accordance with the standards set by the Building Code (IBC), the Ministry of Education (MoE), and the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO). And would also serve as shelter for the community of San Isidro during a disaster.
The Village is 1 mile from Bella Vista Village and 50 miles from Punta Gorda Town
The Sub-Project is also aimed to address the increasing demand of enrollment, over-crowding, and provide enhanced quality education for students in a more conducive learning environment that is aligned in meeting Goal 4, Quality Education , and Goal 6 , Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation of the United Nations, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS).
Completion of this Sub- Project is implemented by the Belize Social Investment Fund (BSIF) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education (MoE). BSIF is an implementing agency of the Government of Belize, which addresses the basic needs of Belizeans as enshrined in Government’s policy to alleviate poverty in the area of Education, Health, Human Development, Social Transformation, Water, and Sanitation.