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Hands Across the Sea is dedicated
to raising the literacy levels
of Eastern Caribbean children
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We work in six English-speaking island nations of the Eastern Caribbean: Antigua, St. Kitts and Nevis, Dominica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Grenada. The enthusiasm for reading in the region is very high, but the budget for literacy-building resources is very low. Many children are growing up without access to new, relevant books and a lending library.
But—with your help—we're changing the landscape
ST. KITTS AND NEVIS
Population: 55,570 • Tourism, farming, fishing
Hands Assistance: 39 Hands Wish Lists projects • 31,050 books • 12,350 children reached
ANTIGUA
Population: 91,800 • Tourism, farming, fishing
Hands Assistance: 41 Hands Wish Lists projects • 33,055 books • 8,540 children reached
DOMINICA
Population: 72,680 • Farming, tourism, fishing
Hands Assistance: 85 Hands Wish Lists projects • 61,330 books • 11,660 children reached
ST. LUCIA
Population: 185,000 • Tourism, farming, fishing
Hands Assistance: 74 Hands Wish Lists projects • 53,970 books • 22,430 children reached
ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES
Population: 109,460 • Tourism, farming, fishing
Hands Assistance: 70 Hands Wish Lists projects • 58,400 books • 17,320 children reached
GRENADA
Population: 106,820 • Tourism, farming, fishing
Hands Assistance: 54 Hands Wish Lists projects • 27,690 books • 16,360 children reached