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
It’s been a busy start to 2018 at Hekab Be, with a change-over in staff bringing new ideas and new energy to the library. A New Director … Replacing Emilia as Director is Kaori Sueki, who has been working with the children as an assistant since last summer. Kaori was born in Japan, but hasContinue reading A New Year Brings New People
A big thank you goes out to everyone who made this day possible. Emilia for organising the day. All our employees for putting in the extra hours to make it such a special day. Betsy and Jennifer at Turtle Bay Cafe for doing all the shopping for gifts. All the parents and volunteers who helped wrap theContinue reading Posada Navideña at Hekab Be
You are invited to join us for our Christmas party on Friday 15th December from 3 – 6pm. The children have been practicing a dance and song to perform on the day and other traditional dances will be performed by local artists as well. Come and enjoy the show and eat the tasty food that will beContinue reading Feliz Navidad! Christmas Party on the 15th December
“Janal Pixan” is Mayan for “food of the Souls” otherwise known as Day of the Dead or Dia de Los Muertos in Spanish. Please join us for this great celebration of the dead here at Hekab Be on the 2nd November 2017 from 10am till 6pm we will be offering food aplenty to go on theContinue reading “Janal Pixan” Our Day of the Dead fiesta!
Hola Todos! Hi Everyone! Our Christmas wish has just been posted up on the website so if you are coming down to Akumal soon and wish to make a child very happy at Christmas then please take a look at the list of toys that the kids have asked for from good ol’ saint nick.Continue reading The Christmas Wish List is Live!
Viva México! This Friday the 15th September we are to have a Independence Day fiesta. From 3:30 – 5:30pm we will be celebrating with the kids with plenty Mexican delights. Music, food and soft drinks, with the whole place decorated with hand crafted decorations by the kids at Hekab Be and our wonderful Teaching DirectorContinue reading Mexican Independence Day.
So we have come to the end of the 2017 Summer Program, it was such a great few weeks! We would like to thank everyone involved from the teachers and volunteers to all the people who donated supplies and funds and all the people that like and share and spread the word of what weContinue reading The Summer Program Was A Success!
Hi, all you wonderful supporters of Hekab Be! The summer program has begun and the kids are having lots of fun! Each day we have been focusing on different famous artists and creators. On day one we studied the famous Mexican poet Octavio Paz and the kids created their own books, poems, and pictures inspired byContinue reading The Summer Program has begun!