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Thank You from CORP Teacher Lidia Mejía

Primary-school teacher Lidia Mejía and Alfredo Perez from the Rotary Club of Del Valle, Guatemala, explain the GLP’s Culture of Reading Program to Cristina Llano, member of The Rotary Foundation's Cadre of Technical Advisors, during a site visit for GLP Global Grant...

A Letter from Any

When you and your club support the GLP, you are making great things happen! Check out this letter from Any Xicay, who writes about the life-changing results of the GLP’s Rise Youth Development Program. Any, who works for the GLP’s partner organization, Cooperative for...

The Guatemala Literacy Project Featured on Rotary.org

Progress on Our 2018-2019 Goal to Serve Thousands of Students We're a month into the new Rotary year, and we're making progress on our goals! So far 28 clubs have pledged to contribute nearly $57,500 to this year's global grant, which will provide high-quality books,...

Story of Success: Jennifer

Last year, at the age of 13, Jennifer made a very difficult decision. In 2018, she would drop out of school and go to work so that she could help her father and mother support her, her five siblings, and her precious nieces and nephews. Jennifer had...

The GLP’s 2017-2018 Global Grant Is Approved!

The Rotary Clubs of Guatemala La Reforma and Calgary are thrilled to announce that the Guatemala Literacy Project (GLP) Global Grant for the 2017-2018 Rotary year (GG1752923) has been approved by The Rotary Foundation! The total amount of the grant is...

Colorado Rotarians in Guatemala

“It was very impactful to realize that education is difficult for these people,” said Larry Bass, a Rotarian from southeast Denver. “Guatemala I think has the highest illiteracy rate in Central America, and you see it up close and personal when you go to something like the home visits.”