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Hands Across the Sea has announced that 8,999 brand new reading books have been cleared from the port, and will serve 5,170 children at 23 primary schools, secondary schools, and community libraries. This program was initiated to raise child literacy levels in a sustainable fashion.
The CLASS or Caribbean Literacy and School Support Program utilizes three steps: 1. Send New, Amazing Books; 2. Create/Rejuvenate Lending Libraries; and 3. Sustain the Literacy Gains.
Celia Sorhaindo, works with each school, to guide and support efforts in creating and maintaining effective school libraries in Dominica.
Hands across the Sea extended thanks to their Dominica partners in child literacy, the Ministry of Education, and the Lions Club, for their support and assistance with this endeavour.
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