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Slideshow: Book Delivery Day 2017

This February, we loaded pickup trucks at our office in Panajachel with boxes of books and bookshelves and headed out to deliver them to each of the 68 schools participating in our Reading for Life program this year. Follow the journey of the books from semi truck to the hands of eager readers.

Read the Full Article: New Books and New Beginnings: Kicking off the School Year with Child Aid.

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03/8/2017 3:10 PM
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Book Distribution Day

In early July, representatives from 19 schools, libraries and community organizations from around Guatemala came to Antigua for Child Aid’s Book Distribution Day. There was a lot of excitement as attendees participated in a half-day orientation and then lined up at our warehouse to pickup boxes of brand new books to take back to their communities. Watch a slideshow of some of the day’s events.

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07/31/2014 8:40 AM
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The Child Aid Literacy Team in Action

The Child Aid staff does a tremendous variety of activities in their work promoting literacy in Guatemala. They run training workshops, distribute books, provide one-on-one support for teachers and librarians, work with students and even pitch in to help label and organize books from time to time. Watch this slide show to see the Child Aid staff in action and learn about the many ways they are making a difference in Guatemalan communities.

 

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03/7/2014 8:00 AM | 0 Comments
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How Book Donations Make a Difference

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Child Aid received and distributed over 50,000 donated books from U.S. publishers and non-profit book consolidators this year. See how we got those books to rural schools and libraries, how they are being used and the difference they are making in the lives of Guatemalan children.

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10/8/2013 11:22 AM
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Board Members Visit Rural Communities

During their annual board retreat this past February, a group of Child Aid supporters and board members had the chance to travel to Guatemala and visit schools in four K’iche speaking communities near Lake Atitlán. The group got a first-hand look at how Child Aid’s programs are helping both teachers and students gain new skills and transform their lives. Watch a slideshow of photos from the trip.

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03/27/2013 10:21 AM
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The Color of Literacy: Portland Color Run 2012 Slideshow

Child Aid was the official charity of the 2012 Portland Color Run. Big thanks to everyone at The Color Run, to all of our amazing volunteers, and to the 15,000 people who came out and made the event a huge success. Proceeds from The Color Run will go to our Reading for Life literacy program in Guatemala.

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10/2/2012 1:29 PM | 0 Comments