Increase literacy in 400 adults in two months

 
$6,488
$16,512
Raised
Remaining

Summary

The project is relevant because local inhabitants transform their reality through literacy, while volunteers learn from the community and transform their reality as well.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

In Mexico, illiteracy has been throughout its history an issue that has never been solved. Focusing on remote communities, the education problem is even worse. Our social work takes place especially in the central region of Mexico, in states like: Michoacán, Puebla, Tlaxcala and Queretaro. We enforce our efforts to provide educational and cultural tools for illiterate people with low resources in order for them to achieve a full development in their daily lives.

How will this project solve this problem?

The project consist in two main working periods: 1) Young volunteers are capacitated in teaching methods. 2) During the summer volunteers teach adults and work in projects proposed by the community based on the knowledge acquired during the classes.

Potential Long Term Impact

Participation and organization around the exercise of human rights in the community. The community values education. Its individuals continue their educational process once we leave.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $6,488

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $6,488 .  The original project funding goal was $23,000.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

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Funded

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Javier Alejandro Lopez Aguilar

Coordinator of Projects
Mexico City, Mexico D.F. Mexico

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