Guatemalan books, in Spanish, just for us Personalized puzzles Library necessities Outside library space

From Books to Brilliance

Org #37225
Vetted since 2016 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
2008
year founded
$35,273
raised on GlobalGiving
4
years fundraising
3
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 Central America and Africa, 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 book... read more

Projects (3)

Project Leaders
Kim Covill
Kim Covill
Debbie Gonzales
Debbie Gonzales
Stephanie Lawyer
Stephanie Lawyer
Rita Wirkala
Rita Wirkala
Team
Kim C Covill, Debbie Gonzales, Stephanie Lawyer
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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Oct 1, 2021
Biblioteca Seacacar: Ready, Set, Go!
GlobalGivers, your generosity just put us over the finish line! This project, Without Education We Cannot Save Our Home, is now fully funded. By now, our team at From Books to Brilliance (FBTB) hoped...
Jun 1, 2021
Residents Rejoice on Both Sides of the River
The entire community of Seacacar has good reasons to celebrate. In April residents of Seacacar Abajo (Lower) and Seacacar Arriba (Upper), located on either side of the Sauce River, gathered for an...
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...
 
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