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From Books to Brilliance

Org #37225
Vetted since 2016 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
2008
year founded
$14,137
raised on GlobalGiving
1
year fundraising
0
projects funded

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

Projects (2)

Project Leaders
Kim Covill
Kim Covill
Maggie Covill
Maggie Covill
Debbie Gonzales
Debbie Gonzales
Kim Kesterke
Kim Kesterke
Team
Kim C Covill, Maggie M Covill
Organization Information
http://www.frombookstobrilliance.org
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938 Camino Del Rio NW
PO Box 56716, Albuquerque, NM 87187
Albuquerque, NM 87114
United States
(505) 554-7107

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 4645332642
Organization Information
http://www.frombookstobrilliance.org
Facebook Page
Twitter Profile
938 Camino Del Rio NW
PO Box 56716, Albuquerque, NM 87187
Albuquerque, NM 87114
United States
(505) 554-7107

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 4645332642

Project Reports

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Aug 13, 2018
Biblioteca Paz y Vida...to be Continued
Five months ago citizens of Paz y Vida gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the grand opening of Biblioteca Paz y Vida.  Representatives from the Frankfurt Granada Association, the German...
Jul 23, 2018
Biblioteca Escolar, the Beginning
At Instituto Privado Mixto Kajib’ No’j everybody helps.  When our small team arrived in July, third graders were sweeping the garden area with adult-sized brooms. ...
May 14, 2018
Biblioteca Paz y Vida, Now Open and Serving its Community
You definitely won’t need directions.  Just watch and listen for all the action…young readers coming and going, moms checking in on their kids, and from time to time the contagious...
 
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