Accommodation

Crystal Paradise

Project

Crystal Paradise Resort is the only resort in the Cristo Rey Village owned and managed by a Belizean Family. It is our responsibility to help the people from our village and assist in facilitating education for the less fortunate. We support the Cristo Rey Roman Catholic School, which provides education to 160 children from ages 5 through 14 years old.

Needs

General School Supplies:
Book Bags, Colored Construction Paper, Colored Pencils, Compasses, Crayons, Dry-Erase Markers, Erasers, Glue Sticks, Handheld Pencil Sharpeners, Markers, Pencils, Pencil Cases/Bags, Pens, Protractors, and Rulers

Reference Materials:
(English) Dictionaries

Flash Cards:
(English) Alphabet, Math, and Word

Wall Charts:
(English) Human Body, Language, Math, Science, and World Maps

Text/Reading Books:
(English) Age Appropriate Story Books

Art Supplies:
Craft Scissors and Watercolor Paints and Brushes

Computer Hardware/Software:
Flash Drives/Memory Sticks, Printers, Printer Cartridges, USB Cables, and Working Laptops

Educational Games/Toys:
Puzzles and Scrabble

Sports/Outdoor Activity:
Jump Ropes, Soccer Balls, and Team Uniforms/Knits for Soccer

Clothing/Shoes:
New or Gently Used Children’s Clothing and Shoes

First Aid/Health:
Antibiotic Ointment, Band-Aids, and Tampons

Initiatives Supported

All the needs are current as of September 30, 2016

Listed on this page are the specific needs requested by the community project(s) so you can choose exactly what to pack for a purpose and express your gratitude to the local community with the supplies you take them.

Candy and balloons are not on the needs list as they are harmful for the children and the environment for the following reasons:
• Few of the children benefiting from these projects have access to toothpaste, toothbrushes, or a dentist. The candy promotes cavities.
• The balloons once they become deflated are a choking hazard for local wildlife.

Instead of taking candy or balloons, use that space for additional requested supplies, as they are priceless.