Maya Childcare (Centro Infantil Bellota) in Xela, Guatemala.

The Acorn Childcare Center (Centro Infantil Bellota in Spanish) gives children a better start in life. The Center provides essential care and early education for 2–6 year olds and allows children to enjoy:

  • A balanced breakfast, healthy snacks and a main meal each day.
  • A safe and caring environment that nurtures trusting relationships with adults and other children.
  • A stimulating educational environment that inspires and supports active learning.

Teachers at the Center are trained in the High/Scope

Curriculum based on a philosophy of active, participatory learning. Children are encouraged to make choices, to explore a wide range of materials, to experiment and to experience things for themselves.