Pueblo Modelo Daycare

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The Pueblo Modelo Daycare


In 2018, Hearts In Motion (HIM) partnered with Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (GSLC) to open a daycare in Pueblo Modelo. The daycare was established to prepare children for the Guatemalan grade school system.
This is an all-year round daycare except for some holiday closings.  The daycare operates five days a week from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  The children receive two nutritious meals a day plus a snack. In addition, the children have access to medical, vision and dental care when volunteer medical teams travel to Guatemala. 
Since daycare started, there have been 11 children who have graduated and gone on to thrive in the grade school system.
Changes Made Due to COVID
Due to Covid, the center was forced to temporarily close.  However, the staff has continued to serve hot take away lunches during the week for the children.  The hot lunches include vegetables from the garden and fruits from the trees planted last year at the Learning Center.
The daycare staff also provide at home learning sessions for the children. In addition to the home learning visits, the children who are graduating from the daycare and going to first grade this year are being tutored. The objective is to better prepare the children for 1st grade so that the children are not behind due to the pandemic.
The tutoring sessions are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The kids who are struggling receive about 1 hour of tutoring.  The kids who are more “advanced” and/or more prepared for first grade receive 30-minute sessions. There is a total of 15 children who will be going to 1st grade next year.




Phone: 219-924-2446
Fax: 219-922-1694
2210 US 41
Schererville, Indiana 46375
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