• Join Our 30x30 Campaign Today
    Take action to help us raise $30,000 in 30 days so that all 53 of our scholars can stay in school next year. Give the gift of education this holiday!
  • Transforming Lives Through Literacy.
    Since 2007 we have worked with 78 teenagers to change the lives of more than 4,500 children. And we've only just begun! Help us grow our impact in Guatemala.
  • 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.
  • Help Us Eradicate Illiteracy.
    You can be change the world. Start your own fundraising campaign to bring literacy to Guatemala. We've got everything you need to get going!

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 Program

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

Latest News & Events

  • Join Our 30×30 Campaign This December December 1, 2014

    [video_wrap] http://youtu.be/NwvEiO8-mLw [/video_wrap] “I want to go to university,” Beverly declared to me. Her bright eyes and ease belying the difficult path that led this ...

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  • Fall Trip 2014: Agustin’s Accomplishment November 18, 2014

    We attended Agustin’s graduation today. Agustin was one of the kids that really didn’t score high on the admissions process, but Daniel (our Program Coordinator) wanted ...

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  • Fall Trip 2014: A Note on Empathy November 18, 2014

    One note on empathy. It really struck me after listening to staff today and to our scholar in Chuiquel the other day about what school ...

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