GOAL: to support literacy locally and globally in a meaningful, manageable and reliable way.
LITTLE FREE LIBRARIES: TWB stocked books for LFL at St Paul’s Church and Disciples Christian Church Cleveland Hts, and Oxford Elementary, and Miles Park School Cleveland.
HONDURAS: CAMO LITERACY PROGRAM: 1150 books. Third World Books in collaboration with Global Mission at St. Paul’s and Central American Medical Outreach (CAMO) continued to supply books for 13 rural schools and a Day Care in Honduras. This year 1150 books were delivered by our counterpart.
EL SALVADOR: Third World books in collaboration with Los Amigos Episcopales supplied 57 Bibles and 108 Spanish/bilingual books for Episcopal Schools.
READING CAMP CLEVELAND received 150 books and crafts.
REACH OUT & READ: 100 books mostly board books as requested were supplied.
CLEVELAND CHRISTIAN HOME: 20 Bibles were supplied as requested. Subscriptions to National Geographic Kids, Sports Illustrated Kids, and Highlights were provided.
MOLIBANY PRIMARY SCHOOL IN TALEK KENYA: TWB utilized in part, memorial contributions for a Cleveland educator, and in collaboration with the Satao Wildlife Foundation supplied 600 grade 4-8 Kenyan curriculum textbooks and teacher manuals to a Maasai school. These were purchased in Kenya.
XOJOBAL: a trial donation of 3 books were provided to a missionary in Mexico.
CHURCH TUTORING PROGRAM PUERTO VALLARTA MEXICO: 30 Spanish books were hand carried to tutors for kindergarten and primary school students.
ST ANDREW’S CHURCH MOSCOW RUSSIA: a requested book was hand carried and delivered for this missionary church’s reconfigured Anglican Library.
PROMOTING EDUCATION & COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT (PEACE) HAITI: Requested New Testaments 8 in French, and 25 in Haitian Creole were delivered by a board member.