December is here, and while our friends up north are shivering down here in Akumal we’re enjoying the break from the heat. At Hekab be, the children started the holiday season with their traditional Paseo de Halloween (Halloween walk) visiting the restaurants and stores around the arch to “pedir Halloween” – the Mexican way ofContinue reading ‘Tis the season to celebrate!
History was made in Akumal this afternoon, with the first ever Hekab Be Trivia Challenge held at Lol-Ha restaurant. The tension was high as teams battled it out for the first prize of two nights at Casa del Corazon on Soliman Bay. How would you have scored?! Quiz master Linda Novak presided over the event,Continue reading Announcing the winners!
Battle will commence at Lol-Ha on March 13th at 1:45 p.m., when teams of four will match wits to discover the smartest in the community!Continue reading Trivia Challenge fundraiser for Hekab Be after school program
For those of you unable to visit us in Akumal, and those who have visited and would like to see the children’s happy faces once more… The crew at Wonderworld Creative produced this short video to give you all a glimpse into a day at Hekab Be. Para ustedes que no pueden viajar a Akumal,Continue reading All about Hekab Be
The latest news from Hekab Be biblioteca and community center. Continue reading A (belated) New Year Newsletter
More and more children are joining our afternoon classes at Hekab Be, with 38 girls and 19 boys, plus some parents, walking across from the Pueblo to be a part of the afternoon activities organized by Kaori, Lucy, and our dedicated young volunteers from Tulum and G.V.I. Continue reading A Month of Cookies, Flags, Socks, and Ghouls!
The holiday season is here, and we’re gearing up to have the best party ever here at Hekab Be. The more children, the more fun! Santa Claus has promised to visit us during the party as always, but this year we are going to be giving slightly different gifts to previous years. Many of theContinue reading Hekab Be’s Holiday Wish List
Akumal children learned about the art and culture of Mexico at Hekab Be summer camp 2018. Continue reading Everyone had a fantastic time at Hekab Be Summer Camp!
It’s Nearly Time for Summer Camp! That’s right; we’re already gearing up for our Curso de Verano 2018! This year’s theme is The Art and Culture of Mexico and we’re busy organizing a fun and education four weeks, but we need your help! Can you afford $300 MX (approx. $15 USD) to sponsor a childContinue reading Summer is Coming at Hekab Be
Have you seen the signs on the recycling boxes by the colectivo stop on the highway? They were made by the children of Hekab Be! We helped the Pueblo community and snorkel cooperatives to clean trash from the path between the highway and the beach, and have been painting wooden signs and setting up boxesContinue reading Clean Up, Carnival, And Our First Organic Art Market