Results

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The Guatemala Literacy Project (GLP) is committed to evaluating the success of its projects on a yearly basis. Each year we gather measurable results through surveys, interviews, and pre- and post-tests, then share them with all supporters.

Check out our most recent measurable results below.

“Thank you so much for giving us this opportunity.”
— Cande Daniela, eighth-grader at Chitay Las Rosas middle school

Textbook Program

Schools

Students

Textbooks

%

With textbooks, program teachers spend 56% less time dictating than they did before.

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The Textbook Program reduces dropout rates by 46%.

Computer Centers Program

Centers

Students

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95% of graduates find a job or continue their education in high school.

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98% of graduates say the program was useful in preparing them for what they do now.

Culture of Reading Program (CORP)

Schools

Teachers

Students

%

CORP has helped first-graders score 69% better than the national average in reading comprehension.

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Failure rates in CORP schools typically drop by 30%.

Scholarship & Youth Development Program

Communities

Students

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90% of graduates find a job or continue their education beyond high school.

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53% of graduates are helping to pay for their younger siblings' education.