Our Story

Mission & Values

Reading Village changes lives through literacy. Leveraging reading and education as mechanisms to end generational poverty, we work collaboratively to empower and engage marginalized communities.
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Guatemala

There are places in the world that break our hearts open to the beauty and possibility of life. Guatemala is one of those places. Despite low levels of literacy and struggling education system, Guatemalan culture is thriving.
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Team

The Reading Village model is innovative, responsive, and effective, in equal measure. We could say the same of our board and staff. Over the past six years, we have built a team of inspired and inspiring individuals.
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History

Our Founder and Executive Director, Linda Smith, has long had a desire to better the world. Reading Village was born from Linda's desire to inspire children to dream and to empower them to achieve those dreams.
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Financials

We are a small operation with very big ambitions. As a growing international organization with staff in the United States and Guatemala, we pride ourselves on financial transparency and accountability to our donors.
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Blog

Check out our blog for the latest news and events from Reading Village. Whether we're in Guatemala, the States, or in transit in between, we'll keep you up to date on what it really looks like to change lives through literacy.
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