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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: 42 Hands Wish Lists projects • 46,220 books • 13,100 children reached
ANTIGUA
Population: 91,800 • Tourism, farming, fishing
Hands Assistance: 44 Hands Wish Lists projects • 48,470 books • 9,138 children reached
DOMINICA
Population: 72,680 • Farming, tourism, fishing
Hands Assistance: 85 Hands Wish Lists projects • 85,845 books • 11,660 children reached
ST. LUCIA
Population: 185,000 • Tourism, farming, fishing
Hands Assistance: 81 Hands Wish Lists projects • 73,875 books • 24,270 children reached
ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES
Population: 109,460 • Tourism, farming, fishing
Hands Assistance: 78 Hands Wish Lists projects • 80,290 books • 18,600 children reached
GRENADA
Population: 106,820 • Tourism, farming, fishing
Hands Assistance: 55 Hands Wish Lists projects • 37,940 books • 16,770 children reached