Girls, Women and Tech in Guatemala

by The Frances and Henry Riecken Foundation, Inc.
Jul 21, 2014

Riecken Community Library of Parramos, begin their activities!

Hora de cuento en la biblioteca
Hora de cuento en la biblioteca

The library has an average of 347 visits per month (children: 180, young people: 114, and adults: 53). Weekly training is provided in story times to children aged six to nine, working jointly with elementary school, and care for the elderly. The transparency corner and thematic exhibitions of books and resources are kept updated. Monthly free computer workshops and crafts, as well as cultural and education activities are provided in coordination with teachers. In short, it is intended to promote youth leadership development programming.

The largest investment for the construction and allocation of resources amounted to $50,000 thanks to the generous gift from the Kilkenny family. The municipality of Parramos, local community management, and the Riecken Foundation supplemented this donation.

Thanks Kilkenny family for sharing our mission of promoting prosperity and democracy in Central America through Riecken Community Libraries!

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Organization Information

The Frances and Henry Riecken Foundation, Inc.

Location: Miami Springs, FL - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.riecken.org
Project Leader:
William Cartwright
President
Antigua, Sacatepequez Guatemala
$185 raised of $9,000 goal
 
4 donations
$8,815 to go
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