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Phone: 650-206-2539
214 Lakeview Way
Emerald Hills
California 94062
USA
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Target demographics: rural communities in Central America

Geographic areas served: Central America

Programs: Each library offers varied programming including early childhood development, story hours, book clubs and youth activities.

Mission:
We promote democracy and prosperity in Central America by creating and supporting community libraries that awaken a spirit of discovery and citizen participation.
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08/23/12
Having previously visited Guatemala, the "need" was compelling: nurturing and guiding the growth of newly created libraries in the hinterlands. I wanted to see how they operated in the digital age. I was invited to join a site visit with a Board member and planned a trip around it (taking Spanish... more »
08/23/12
We all are witness of well-meaning efforts resulting in bureaucracies eating away available funds, consultants who produce nothing more than useless reports, recipients who do not appreciate or use effectively what they get. The ... more »
08/21/12
I am primarily familiar with the foundation's role in Guatemala, but what I've seen, I really like. So much so that for my recent 50th birthday I asked others to support the foundation instead of gifts. I've visited one of the libraries and I'm amazed at the success the organization can produce ... more »
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