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From Books to Brilliance

Org #37225
Vetted since 2016
2008
year founded
$29,207
raised on GlobalGiving
4
years fundraising
2
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

From Books to Brilliance provides access to books and educational materials in impoverished communities. Countless children in our world grow up with no books. In Nicaragua and Guatemala, many of the rural poor live on less than one dollar a day. Without access to basic services such as potable water and sanitation, families struggle just to survive each day. Books are rarely found. At the local schools, teachers plan lessons and instruct with no textbooks. Children fortunate enough to attend school learn to read from words written on the blackboard, but without books cannot read to learn. Few children reach their intellectual potential. We believe that in creating access to books a... read more

Project Leaders
Kim Covill
Kim Covill
Debbie Gonzales
Debbie Gonzales
Stephanie Lawyer
Stephanie Lawyer
Rita Wirkala
Rita Wirkala
Team
Kim C Covill, Debbie Gonzales
Organization Information
938 Camino Del Rio NW
PO Box 56716, Albuquerque, NM 87187
Albuquerque, NM 87114
United States
(505) 554-7107
Organization Information
938 Camino Del Rio NW
PO Box 56716, Albuquerque, NM 87187
Albuquerque, NM 87114
United States
(505) 554-7107

Project Reports

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Jan 14, 2021
Seacacar Community Library: A Sneak Peek!
A community library for Seacacar, a village where all residents live in extreme poverty, is no longer just a dream. Residents, young and old, are preparing a space which will become the educational...
Aug 26, 2020
Soup and Stories
Head teacher Emanuel sounded the alarm. “They are down to only tortillas.” It was early May and our friends in the rainforest village of Seacacar had already survived six weeks of...
Apr 10, 2020
We Can Be Leaders in Our Community
We are getting accustomed to the books and we are very proud of learning new things…so that we can be leaders some day in our community, writes fourteen-year-old Lorena Yulissa Seb Coc. Hers is...
 
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