New books and children's library in Chicoana-Salta

by Fundacion Leer
Vetted
Oct 11, 2012

Children in Chicoana still need you!!

We are still hoping to raise enough money to build a reading corner at the community center in Salta province, Argentina. Salta has one of the lowest levels of education in the country and many of it's residents live in extreme poverty.

We have been lucky enough to receive some funding  but we are still far away from our target. A children's library will be built at this rural school in Chicoana, Salta, Argentina, benefiting 100 at risk children and their families, 5 local teachers will be trained to effectively promote literacy among children and a Reading Corner with 300 new children's books will be assembled.

The inauguration of the Reading Corner is a very important moment for  children, teachers, parents and the community. Many activities regarding the pleasure of reading are carried out: dramatic performances, story telling, songs and an exhibition of the characters of the stories.

 As Julio Cesar, director from the school N° 4233 (Las Llanas, Salta Province,) shared with us after living the experience of opening a Reding Corner:

“The kids were happy, dressed as characters stories. For them it was a great event, because they are not used to living this kind of thing. The teachers worked very much and very hard  in the preparation of this special event. Here we do everything with a lot of effort. It is a major achievement for all.  It's wonderful that these children can live this, because their opportunities in life are very limited.  Thanks so much to everyone who made this dream possible! "

By strengthening the community center located in Chicoana and the community referrals, Fundación Leer seeks to improve literacy opportunities of the children in this area. Reading Promotion and Literacy are key to development, educational success and future social insertion of children who live under high social risk. In Chicoana, the children and their families live in extreme poverty  and with the lowest education levels of the country. For this reason, Fundación Leer provides the necessary resources and training.  

Let´s give them a chance to break the poverty cycle! Donate Now!

Thanks for all the support!!

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Organization Information

Fundacion Leer

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

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

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