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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: 43 Hands Wish Lists projects • 54,630 books • 13,200 children reached
ANTIGUA
Population: 91,800 • Tourism, farming, fishing
Hands Assistance: 47 Hands Wish Lists projects • 60,070 books • 9,410 children reached
DOMINICA
Population: 72,680 • Farming, tourism, fishing
Hands Assistance: 86 Hands Wish Lists projects • 98,495 books • 11,710 children reached
ST. LUCIA
Population: 185,000 • Tourism, farming, fishing
Hands Assistance: 91 Hands Wish Lists projects • 90,435 books • 28,330 children reached
ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES
Population: 109,460 • Tourism, farming, fishing
Hands Assistance: 92 Hands Wish Lists projects • 99,160 books • 21,500 children reached
GRENADA
Population: 106,820 • Tourism, farming, fishing
Hands Assistance: 72 Hands Wish Lists projects • 57,000 books • 20,580 children reached