Empowering Guatemalan Youth to Promote Literacy

 
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Empowering Guatemalan Youth to Promote Literacy

Empowering Guatemalan Youth to Promote Literacy
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Our mission is to transform lives through literacy

Our mission is to transform lives through literacy
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We work with indigenous teenagers in 4 communities

We work with indigenous teenagers in 4 communities
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In these communities, 50% of adults are illiterate

In these communities, 50% of adults are illiterate
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Most of these families survive on less than $4/day

Most of these families survive on less than $4/day
In rural Guatemala, many of the families that we work with are artists and farmers. Households generally survive on less than $4 each day. (view small | med | large | orig)

We provide high school scholarships for our teens

We provide high school scholarships for our teens
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Our scholars receive 4 yrs of leadership training

Our scholars receive 4 yrs of leadership training
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And they spend 3hrs every week reading to children

And they spend 3hrs every week reading to children
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Literacy and education is her way out of poverty

Literacy and education is her way out of poverty
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To date, 78 teens have helped us reach 4,500 kids

To date, 78 teens have helped us reach 4,500 kids
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Project Leader

Linda Smith

Boulder, CO United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Empowering Guatemalan Youth to Promote Literacy