Children's artwork Descubrelo, the Digital Community Library Recording a Stroytime at Library Reading at Library in Chiche Library

The Frances and Henry Riecken Foundation, Inc.

Org #1439
Vetted since 2009 Site Visit Verified
2000
year founded
$28,355
raised on GlobalGiving
11
years fundraising
3
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

We offer Central Americans hope and the opportunity to overcome poverty by promoting democracy and prosperity through community libraries that spark a spirit of discovery and foster citizen participation.

Project Leaders
William Cartwright
William Cartwright
Paco Alcaide
Paco Alcaide
Team
William Cartwright, Francisco J Alcaide
Organization Information
Attn Riecken Foundation (A-712)
P.O. Box 30
Princeton, NJ 08542
United States
(650) 206-2539
Organization Information
Attn Riecken Foundation (A-712)
P.O. Box 30
Princeton, NJ 08542
United States
(650) 206-2539

Project Reports

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Jul 27, 2021
Behind the screen: technology for the communities
The case of San Carlos Sija Community Library (Guatemala) A Riecken Community Library today gives more than just access to books and other resources; it gives access to the world from home or while on...
Jul 26, 2021
Young People, the hope for the communities
It is crucial that the all library staff have the skills and knowledge necessary to serve the young adult population with respect and first-rate services. When all public libraries are fully staffed...
Apr 5, 2021
Serving Resilient Communities in Troubled Times
For twenty years, Riecken Community Libraries in Honduras and Guatemala have been sources of information and opportunity for traditionally underserved populations. With the Riecken model of...
 
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