Hello everyone! Our March meeting was held in a conference call as we wanted to practice safe social-distancing with the current COVID-19 virus. This is a challenging time for all parts of the world, some more than others. How COVID-19 has affected schools in our sponsored countries: Tanzania schools closed as of March 17, 2020 […]
One of our awesome volunteers, Jesse, has been a regular participant in the annual Kimmett Cup hockey tournament held in Cochrane, AB. “The Kimmett Cup is a 3-on-3 pond hockey tournament held annually on the third weekend of January at Mitford Pond in Cochrane, Alberta, Canada. The tournament benefits the Lindsay Leigh Kimmett Memorial Foundation, […]
Hello everyone! It has been a busy couple months for us at HYTES. Our 2020 scholarships have been awarded to selected students in Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia and Guatemala at the current listed schools. This was a very challenging year for us (as it is each year), because we wish we could help each and every […]
HYTES has been fortunate enough to be the recipient of the Community Initiatives Program (CIP) International Development grant for the last few years. This has been the largest component of our budget and the main source of our funds since HYTES originated. With the new 2019 provincial budget, the International Development grant stream has been […]
After a busy month in November reviewing applications from the selected schools, our successful applicants are being notified! There were so many amazing applications, and we appreciate the time and effort put into them. Each and every one of you deserves it and we wish we could fund everyone. This year, we managed to provide […]
We reviewed and finalized the budget for 2020. Around the end of October we will have all the completed applications by students submitted by our Country Reps, we will review them in November, and have the successful students selected and notified in December!
In our first meeting this summer, we organized the budget for 2020 students! Some of our board members also Skyped in from Edmonton, and our volunteer Tabitha was able to attend, whose father is a country rep in Tanzania for HYTES. We were fortunate to hear about Scott’s amazing experience as he visited some of […]