Library for Mayan High School Students

by Adopt-a-Village in Guatemala

Summary

To empower Impoverished Mayan youth in their education by providing a library of textbooks, research materials, literary works, DVDs, and computer aids
$6,167
total raised
37
donors
0
monthly donors
9
years active

Challenge

In a remote rural region north of Barillas, Huehuetenango, Guatemala, populated by 75,000 inhabitants, no no high school exists. The Mayan Center's high school offers scholarships to selected impoverished Mayan students from 250 villages. Library resources will serve a critical component in the quality of education they will receive. Dictionaries, encyclopedias, textbooks, literary resources, charts, maps, manuals, computer aids, and other materials are needed

Solution

A supply of books and educational materials will dramatically aid the quality of education in academics, vocational training, and leadership instruction.

Long-Term Impact

The Mayan Center's high school philosophy, "service to community," emphasizes the intent of the education--that graduates will be trained to become future leaders in the region and apply sustainable practices that will benefit their villages.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.adoptavillage.com

Organization Information

Adopt-a-Village in Guatemala

Location: North Miami Beach, Florida - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.adoptavillage.com/​
Adopt-a-Village in Guatemala
Project Leader:
Frances Dixon
North Miami Beach, Florida United States

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