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.

I can read and now I can use the internet.

I can read and now I can use the internet.
Photo from Progress Report 'Girls Soon to be Reading Wikipedia' (view small | med | large | orig)

Chorti volunteers watching a Khan Academy video

Chorti volunteers watching a Khan Academy video
Photo from Progress Report 'Ten Communities Waiting for Wheels' (view small | med | large | orig)

Book delivery by boat and tuk tuk.

Book delivery by boat and tuk tuk.
Photo from Progress Report 'Girls Readers = Girls with Confidence' (view small | med | large | orig)

Alba & new supplies purchased with your donations

Alba & new supplies purchased with your donations
Photo from Progress Report 'More Rotarians Coming to Visit Project' (view small | med | large | orig)

Raul getting his first look at a tablet.

Raul getting his first look at a tablet.
Photo from Progress Report 'Our "mobile" libraries need wheels!' (view small | med | large | orig)
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