New books and children's library in Chicoana-Salta


Your donation will help create a lasting impact through reading promotion and delivering new books.

Aid children in Chicaona now!

Help them to obtain a higher level of literacy, bringing them in contact with new books and allowing them to enjoy reading and to value it as an essential tool not only in the present but for the future.

Supporting this project, you are being part of a community of people interested in reading, literature, and helping this children to become readers for life.

Because thanks to trust, courage, optimism and public awareness we have raised 20% of the project. But we still need you to reach the 100%. Become part of the change!

A literate Argentina is possible!

Helps us now!


We still have a long way to reach our project´s goal.

But, why should we keep dreaming? Why sould we keep supporting children in Chicoana?

Because they still need you:

  • Reading is an essential element that helps children and young people to develop their identities, imagine new worlds, dream, and - above all - to think critically.
  • A child who develops reading and writing skills will have more opportunities for social mobility.  They  will be aware of a different reality that may compensate for a lack of models at home and enrich her environment.
  • Children that do not read lack an extensive vocabulary, cannot express themselves fluently and have a reduced capacity to imagine and understand abstract concepts.

Let´s keep helping children in Chicoana!!! Please, keep kelping us to reach our dream!!!


Little by little, step by step... we can all make our dream come true!


We need your support for making this project come true.

Thanks to your support, 100 children will receive their first book and the school from Chicoana will be able to have their Reading Corner with new books and teachers will receive training to promote reading at school. These vulnerable children have little access to health services and education, and literacy materials. Fundación Leer will train five local teachers to promote literacy in children. In addition, 300 new books of children's literature to be distributed, bringing children to books and thereby encouraging them to read and stay in school.

"The school receives children from our town but also nearby municipalities. It is a school for children from 4 to 14 year. Most of these kids are lacking resources and are in need. I would really appreciate if we could work with Fundación Leer. There is a lot of work to do. My help along with your help is so important for this community”, said Olga Chauqui, Coordinator of the National Literacy and Basic Education for Young Adults, Ministry of Education, Chicoana, Salta.

Your donation is essential to ensure that children have access to books and discover the joy and value of reading.

We are pleased that today we begin to walk along with you the way to achieve a reading and literacy Argentina.

Thank you so much for joining our community “Leer”!


We still need you!!!

There’s still a lot of work left to be done and funds to be raised.

In Chicoana, the children and their families live in extreme poverty and with the lowest education levels of the country. 

So, let´s build a better future, full of hope, with the creation of a reading corner with 300 new books. 

Reading promotion and literacy are the key to development, educational success and future social insertion of children who live under high social risk.

With your donation, children will read more, the parents will be more committed to their children´s education and the educators will be trained.

Together, we can put a new a book in the hands of  100 children!!!

Thank you so much for being part of this dream.

Please donate now and be part of the change!!





Fundacion Leer with children and books
Fundacion Leer with children and books

Access to books, reading habits, reading comprehension, critical thinking, reasoning ability, and analysis are key aspects that we cannot give ourselves the luxury of neglecting. The training of who encourages reading habits and reading competency in our children are critical aspects in order to achieve change.

 This program is intended to contribute to solving the following problems:


-          The scarcity of spaces and materials that promote reading and literacy in many of our educational institutions, above all those that are situated in vulnerable communities.

-          The lack of knowledge, tools, and necessary innovative tactics so that educators can conduct a successful reading and literacy promotion process.

-          The grand majority of the children that pertain to low resource communities do not have the necessary stimuli in their early childhood to develop their language and the reading-writing process.

All of these shortages can worsen the literacy process for children if they are not attended to on time, generating serious learning problems that are reflected in school performance.

We need your support to make this project alive for children in Chicoana.

Thank you so mucho for making this project come true!

Donate today to help move this project further!!


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Project Leader

Patricia Mejalelaty

Executive Director
Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina

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