Create a Library for 350 Kids in Rural Nicaragua

by From Books to Brilliance
Create a Library for 350 Kids in Rural Nicaragua

Project Report | Feb 13, 2018
Construction is finished! Take a look.

By Kim Covill | Project Leader

Introducing Biblioteca Paz y Vida!
Introducing Biblioteca Paz y Vida!
Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision...It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results. -Andrew Carnegie

February 28th it is!  Biblioteca Paz y Vida will open at last.  Serving citizens young and old, there will be books to read, classes to take, crafts to make and celebrations to attend.

The village of Paz y Vida has you and many others to thank for their new library.  With your generosity, From Books to Brilliance is able to provide everything a nascent library requires...books, paper, maps, globes, puzzles, games, furniture and much more.  However, we do not construct the building, employ the staff, or manage the facility.  For all of that we depend on partners.

Indira Morales, Projects Coordinator for the Association of Nicaraguan Women Luisa A. Espinoza (AMNLAE), is that partner for Biblioteca Paz y Vida.  Last fall, when funds from the Frankfurt Granada Association to construct the building were depleted, Indira wrote to the German Embassy in Managua.  Awarded was a grant to finish the first floor, where Paz y Vida's preschool and the library will coexist.  In the evenings vocational classes will provide adults with new found skills and job opportunities.  This multi-use building will soon become the heartbeat of the community.  

So we say Danke to our German partners, Gracias to our Nicaraguan ones, and Thank you to you.  It is an honor to serve the citizens of Paz y Vida and a privilege to partner with you all.


Running water, bathrooms, lights .....all 1st rate
Running water, bathrooms, lights .....all 1st rate
Even the ceiling is beautiful
Even the ceiling is beautiful
First floor, ready to go
First floor, ready to go
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Create a Library for 350 Kids in Rural Nicaragua

By Kim Covill Leszinske | Project Leader

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From Books to Brilliance

Location: Albuquerque, NM - USA
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Twitter: @KimCovill1
Project Leader:
Kim Covill
Founder & President
Albuquerque , NM United States

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