Reading Promotion and Literacy



A Library will be built at a community center located in Chaco province, Argentina, benefiting 70 at risk children and their families and 13 teachers and community leaders will be trained.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

The present project will be implemented in an region with one of the lowest education levels in Argentina. It is intended to improve the living conditions of 70 children who live in marginal conditions so that they can be better prepared to break the poverty cycle. The work with communities intends to help them become aware of their potential, so that they can create their own social promotion and become agents of change.

How will this project solve this problem?

Reading Promotion and Literacy are key to development, educational success and future social insertion of children who live under high social risk. For this reason, FundaciĆ³n Leer provides the necessary resources and training.

Potential Long Term Impact

13 teachers and community leaders will be trained and a Library will be created at the center with 300 new books for the daily work of 70 children and their families. The center will be transformed in an effective literacy environment for the kids.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $250

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 $250 .  The original project funding goal was $10,700.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


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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

Patricia Mejalelaty

Executive Director
CABA, Buenos Aires Argentina

Where is this project located?

Map of Reading Promotion and Literacy
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