Thanks to a recent grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation we have embarked on a program to re-train all the librarians in the Riecken network. This past week 35 librarians attended five days of training in San Pedro Sula. The training was developed by Honduran Country Director, Paco Alcaide, who has a library science degree from the University of Grenada in Spain. As a result of this training the librarians are now even better equipped to not only serve their libraries but also very remote communities where there are no libraries and no books. The best way to serve these remote communities is with a mobile library and with your continued support this could become a reality. We are still a long way from our goal but are ever hopeful that someone who cares about development in Honduras will turn up and agree to help with this project. In the meantime, please donate whatever you can to bring books and information to the less fortunate in Honduras. We invite you to click on the links below and listen to a 2007 interview with founder, Allen Andersson, about how he can to build this network of libraries. Muchas gracias.
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