A World of Reading for Maya Children in Guatemala

Apr 19, 2010

School Library Update 4/19/2010

Teacher Painting the Library
Teacher Painting the Library

The past week the library has been receiving a make-over with a fresh coat of paint. The school community got involved and lent their help to make this transformation a possibility. Teachers, students, and even the principal rolled up their sleeves and grabbed a paintbrush. After a morning of setup, during which the teachers assembled scaffolding and mixed paint, the work was ready to begin. The teachers and students climbed on scaffolding to reach the highest sections of the walls and by the end of the first day three of the walls were completed. Groups of teachers and students returned two additional days to complete the painting. The space has already begun to brighten up thanks to the new colorful walls. A transformation has truly begun in the library and we all cannot wait to see the finished product!

Students Painting the Library
Students Painting the Library
Students Ready to Paint
Students Ready to Paint

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Project Leader

Rosemary Trent

Executive Director
Washington, DC United States

Where is this project located?

Map of A World of Reading for Maya Children in Guatemala