• Learn how literacy can end poverty.
    Through a combination of scholarship, leadership, and literacy, we empower one generation of leaders to create another generation of readers.
  • Meet each of our scholars.
    Ever wonder what a Reading Village scholar is like? Now you can meet them all, read about their interests, and help make their dreams come true.
  • 700 million adults cannot read.
    What are you going to do about it? Start your own fundraising campaign to bring literacy to Guatemala. We've got everything you need to get going!
  • We need your help to end illiteracy.
    Whether you can collect books, visit our sites, or fundraise for Reading Village, there are no shortage of ways you can have an impact on our work.

Our Approach

Learning begins with literacy. When we can master the written word, we have the foundation to control our own lives and to change the lives of those around us. In this way, literacy can unlock people's ability to create a better world.
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Our Programs

Working collaboratively in impoverished communities, the Reading Village model combines innovation and cultivation to co-create human capacity. In everything we do, we strive to empower communities to chase their own dreams.
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Take Action

All around the world, energetic volunteers, passionate advocates, and inspired individuals have joined us to change lives through literacy. It’s easy. Just create a campaign, set a goal, and then spread the word!
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Our Progress

  • 4,634 Books Distributed to Schools, Libraries, & Orphanages
  • 100% Of Our Teens Have Been Employed Upon Graduation
  • 9,240 Hours Spent Reading to Children
  • 10,000 Children's Lives Changed Through Literacy Programs

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