Esther Pearl Watson, Mark Todd and Elizabeth Chin

Friends of Matènwa

Grant Awarded: $25,140

A mini-library of 10 books, designed by Illustration students from ArtCenter College of Design. The books are culturally and linguistically relevant to rural Haiti, whose literacy rate stands around 50%. Distributed to schools and families through the Matènwa Community Learning Center, these books will encourage reading as part of everyday life and help to build habits and affinities that support education.