Project Details

Villa Abecia

Biblioteca Municipal Sepas del Saber

Quick Facts

  • Inaugurated December 2014
  • BiblioWorks’ 12th library
  • Municipal Library
  • 8 hours from Sucre

BiblioWorks inaugurated its twelfth library in Villa Abecia in December, 2014. The region is one of the poorest in the country, 29.7% of the population is illiterate and only 32.6% of the citizens have a high school diploma*.

The library was moved to a new building in March 2016. Showing the support of the local authorities and their commitment to improve literacy and education.

Get Involved!

Donate!

  • $25 will provide school supplies for 10 students and fight illiteracy.
  • $50 will provide textbooks for the students to do homework.
  • $100 will go toward the purchase of a new computer for library patrons.

Volunteer in Villa Abecia.

Propose your own idea to encourage literacy, create a reading club with the students or teach English to the locals.

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*Departamento de Chuquisaca: estadísticas e indicadore sociodemográficos, productivos y financieros por municipio. INE Bolivia, 2005

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