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Spark Reading Program study shows fantastic results

Those who have been involved with the GLP and our partner NGO, Cooperative for Education, know that we are committed to evaluating our programs, as evaluation data helps us understand our programs' impact and allows us to continually improve them. After 10 years of...

Program Updates from Joe

In need of some good news? Sit back and listen as Joe Berninger shares some exciting updates about all of the GLP's programs in Guatemala. Joe is the Executive Director of the GLP's partner NGO, Cooperative for Education, and a member of the Rotary eClub of Ohio...

Jennifer Jones: “It’s Been Magic”

The Guatemala Literacy Project (GLP) was recently honored to receive Jennifer Jones, RI Vice President 2016-2017. Jennifer traveled to Guatemala to see firsthand the outstanding work of the GLP and attend the graduation of the student who she personally...

7 Things You Need to Know About the Spark Reading Program

We've got big news! The Culture of Reading Program (CORP) shall now be known as the Spark Reading Program! The Culture of Reading Program (CORP) has been helping Guatemalan primary-school students learn to read for 11 years, and in that time, this program has come...

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...