The Frances and Henry Riecken Foundation, Inc.

We offer Central Americans hope and the opportunity to overcome poverty by promoting democracy and prosperity through community libraries that spark a spirit of discovery and foster citizen participation.

Reading in a rural community

Reading in a rural community
Photo from Progress Report 'Reading and Self-Esteem for Girls in Guatemala' (view small | med | large | orig)

Mother and daughter reading in Chiche

Mother and daughter reading in Chiche
Photo from Progress Report 'Reading and Self-Esteem for Girls in Guatemala' (view small | med | large | orig)

Older women often sign in with a thumbprint

Older women often sign in with a thumbprint
Photo from Progress Report 'Reading and Self-Esteem for Girls in Guatemala' (view small | med | large | orig)

The "soul" of the community, their library.

The "soul" of the community, their library.
Photo from Progress Report 'Rural book deliveries in Honduras' (view small | med | large | orig)

Mounted book deliveries

Mounted book deliveries
Photo from Progress Report 'Rural book deliveries in Honduras' (view small | med | large | orig)

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