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.

Roberto's mom has been coming since he was 3 mos.

Roberto's mom has been coming since he was 3 mos.
Photo from Progress Report 'Consultant Gives Excellent Rating to Program' (view small | med | large | orig)

Yaelle Stempfelet evaluating pilot program

Yaelle Stempfelet evaluating pilot program
Photo from Progress Report 'Consultant Gives Excellent Rating to Program' (view small | med | large | orig)

Getting Ready to Read

Getting Ready to Read
Did you know that early handling of shapes readies the brain to recognize letters? (view small | med | large | orig)

Mom and kids learning together

Mom and kids learning together
Often the moms are illiterate and enjoy achieving literacy by helping their children. (view small | med | large | orig)

Handling shapes facilitates letter recognition

Handling shapes facilitates letter recognition
Photo from Progress Report 'Big Push for Early Childhood Development' (view small | med | large | orig)

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