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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Education, Elementary & Secondary Schools, Libraries, Literacy, Remedial Reading & Encouragement

Mission: Hands Across the Sea is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization dedicated to raising the literacy levels of Caribbean children by assisting schools and libraries in Caribbean communities

Geographic areas served: Eastern Caribbean

Programs: In 2014, hands across the sea, inc. 's caribbean literacy and school support (class) program shipped over 39,400 new books, 60 boxes of school resources, and 12 sets of metal library shelving to 107 schools, libraries, reading programs and youth centers in antigua, st. Kitts and nevis, dominica, st. Lucia, st. Vincent and the grenadines and grenada. Over 25,000 students benefitted from new library books to read and classroom resources that their teachers requested.

Community Story

Edmira W.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Hands Across the Sea has given the students of the Greggs Primary School a greater chance of reading success. The organisation made a promise to provide us with literature that can improve our literacy program and the promise was kept. We will forever be grateful to the organisation for their support, for enhancing our library and for the opportunity given to our students to explore the world through books.