Early Childhood Literacy & Nutrition in Guatemala

 
$1,703
$15,797
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Remaining
Feb 25, 2013

More Rotarians Coming to Visit Project

Alba & new supplies purchased with your donations
Alba & new supplies purchased with your donations

In early March a team of Rotarians from California will be visiting the pilot early childhood development project. The hope is to develop a large Rotary grant which will provide training for librarians in 64 Riecken Community Libraries  in both Guatemala and Honduras.  This is very exciting as it could provide real change in Central America by providing early literacy stimulation and nutritional information to, perhaps, thousands of toddlers giving them a much better chance to succeed as students.  

A donor has provided the 2013 salary for the project director, Alba Estrada, but there are ongoing expenses to purchase new and replacement materials.  In addition, the project provides healthy snacks (along with the nutritional information) four times a week.  A recent presentation on the health benefits of vegetables was accompanied by a cucumber and tomato snack.

The hoped for Rotary grant will provide early childhood development training throughout the network of libraries.  We continue to need your support to purchase the necessary educational materials.  We thank you for your support thus far and hope that you will continue to follow our progress with the littlest and often neediest kids in rural Central America.

Saludos, 

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Project Leader

William Cartwright

President
Miami Springs, Florida United States

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Map of Early Childhood Literacy & Nutrition in Guatemala