Library for Indigenous Wichi Kids in Rural Salta

by Fundacion Leer
Vetted

Summary

Fundación Leer will develop community capacity to build a Reading Corner, a free and attractive library full of new and culturally appropriate books for 42 indigenous children and their families.
$332
total raised
11
donors
0
monthly donors
7
years active

Challenge

A Reading Corner will be built at an indigenous rural school located in Las Llanas, Salta, Argentina, benefiting 42 at risk children and their families. These vulnerable families have poor access to health/educational services and literacy materials. Fundación Leer will train five local teachers to effectively promote literacy among kids in the facility. Also, 250 new children’s books will be bought and a Reading Corner assembled, bringing children closer to books and motivating them to read.

Solution

Fundación Leer will train teachers on children’s literacy. Volunteers will create/inaugurate a Reading Corner with 250 new children’s books, offering literacy related activities. We will offer technical/pedagogical support and monitoring/evaluation.

Long-Term Impact

Children/Youth: enhance reading/writing/oral expression; read more for fun; succeed in school; value education for personal growth. Parents/Teachers: become good reading models; promote reading/literacy for children’s future; promote family reading.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

http:/​/​www.leer.org.ar
Fundación Leer in Youtube
Fundación Leer in Facebook
National Reading Marathon Blog

Organization Information

Fundacion Leer

Location: Buenos Aires - Argentina
Website: http:/​/​www.leer.org.ar
Project Leader:
Patricia Mejalelaty
Executive Director
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos, Buenos Aires Argentina

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

Still want to help?

Find another project in Argentina or in Education that needs your help.
Find a Project

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.