About Us

IMG_6606JkGlobal Connections is an education service whose social mission is to promote global early learning literacy initiatives and reading education through worldwide partnerships and collaboration among the non-profit and private education sectors. One key partnership in promoting our social mission in providing an English education in Mexico is  LLI-Mexico. A  scholarship charity service for economically disadvantaged children and public schools in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico.

Joy Koller, founder of JkGlobal Connections, is an International Educator and Reading Specialist and provider of English Reading Support Services for schools, teachers and children living in the Mayan Riviera, Mexico.  Ms. Koller is an active participant in local and international early-learning literacy initiatives.   In partnership with the Early Education for Every Child Foundation (EEECF), she launched The Mexico Literacy Project, a campaign to promote the local chapter, “Little Learner Initiative (LLI) – Mexico”. With the EEECF appointment as Project Director and Official Liaison in Mexico for all LLI-Mexico activities, Ms. Koller, in collaboration with EEECF, provides scholarship grants for literacy products and curricula serving all children and public schools in need throughout Mexico.  We are committed to providing life changing opportunities for children, worldwide.

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OUR PARTNER:

 

   

The Early Education for Every Child Foundation – EEECF (formerly known as The BrillKids Foundation) believes that parents and caregivers can make a tremendous impact through helping children fulfill their innate potential, while ensuring that the learning process remains fun, engaging, and respectful to children and adults alike.  The Little Learner Initiative (LLI) is a global campaign to empower parents and caregivers with the tools needed to provide children with high quality early education, irrespective of their socio-economic status or geographical location. Through the Little Learner Initiative, the EEECF distributes BrillKids programs and materials to children in over 20 countries around the world.

LLI-Mexico, offers our Mexican community of  learners, schools and  teachers the opportunity to join the Little Learner Initiative(LLI) global campaign for a chance to a better education.  The Early Education for Every Child Foundation donates in-kind software grants to LLI-Mexico chapter  at no charge for qualified schools  in Mexico .  index

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ORGANIZATIONS WE WORK WITH:

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Global Vision International (GVI) is multi-award wining  social  enterprise that runs high impact volunteer and international education programs. For more than 15 years GVI has helped thousands of people make a real difference to the world they live in while also gaining the knowledge and skills necessary to live and work in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world. GVI Mexico is our designated partner in providing  the *Little Reader* English  curriculum to young English Language Learners  attending  Save The Children Ludoteca(s) Centers in Playa del Carmen , Mexico.

 

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The KKIS Project is a non-profit organization in Playa del Carmen. The KKIS Project is committed to making sure that it lets students know the importance of an education and improves their chances of staying in school. LLI-Mexico collaborates with KKIS to achieve common goals in giving children the opportunity to have an English education. LLI-Mexico  provides scholarship grants for the English “Little Reader” basic learning system in the DIF school in which KKIS presently runs their programs in Playa del Carmen.

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Univers Maya   is a new approach to the discovery of the Mayan world by providing unique excursions across the Mayan Riviera, Mexico.  With almost a decade of experience building wonderful relationships with the Mayan communities they are thrilled to give back.  Univers Maya participates in various community projects and is our designated coordinator for our public schools in Coba, Quintana Roo in helping us give Mayan children a chance to an English education.