The past week, Little Known Help Zone had the opportunity to travel to Nicaragua and meet with two organizations located in Granada.
We first visited Puedo Leer Biblioteca, a quaint, adorable library with the most enjoyable reading space and the kindest people. We donated rewards for incentivized reading and books in Spanish.
The next day, we stopped by La Esperanza Granda to donate a variety of books, craft supplies, and school supplies.
It was wonderful collaborating with new organizations and meeting the people of Nicaragua.
Little Known Help Zone invites you to come to King Koffee in Emmaus, PA, located at 506 Chestnut St, Emmaus, PA 18049 for a fundraiser night. From 6-10, there will be coffee, tea, live performances, and crafts and art for sale, all benefiting Little Known Help Zone. This event is free to enter but all donations are appreciated! Hope to see you there!
In just a week, Little Known Help Zone will be in Granada, Nicaragua, meeting with organizations for future collaborations and will also be delivering supplies!
First is Puedo Leer Library. The library is a wonderful organization that has several library locations and works to put locations and book cabinets in rural schools. We will be donating spanish language books and small prize rewards to encourage their reading program. Learn more at http://www.puedoleerlibrary.com/
We also will be donating to La Esperanza Granada. This organization works with children to improve education and their lives. We will be donating workbooks, clothes, toys, and school crafting supplies. Read more at http://www.la-esperanza-granada.org/.
We just want to thank everyone for all their support, and stay tuned for photos!
Little Known Help Zone has an exciting announcement, we are the newest vendor on BOHOmall.com.
Boho Mall is a startup vendor site that chooses companies that sell goods that by buying one, you help one. We are currently selling children’s tab bracelets to donate money to the Jaguar Refuge, Crayons to raise money for children’s education, and garden stakes for a labor rights endeavors.
We would love for you to check us out, spread the word, and see all the other vendors on this exciting new company!
Little Known Help Zone just sponsored our student Julio for his 3rd year of school through Mayan Families.
Julio is a bright young boy studying accounting and doing incredibly well. We are excited to see his potential, and any further donations to help out him, his mother, and 4 siblings would be incredibly helpful.
We are still waiting to hear how he and his family is doing after his misfortunate period of energy lapse and malnutrition and will keep you updated.
Little Known Help Zone has gotten some great publicity lately in the Lehigh Valley Area.
First, Makenna Lenover (founder) and Little Known Help Zone were written up in the Lehigh Valley Style magazine. You can read this article here, or pick up a copy on local newsstands today!
Second, Makenna Lenover was aired on PEAKtv in a volunteer spotlight segment discussing LKHZ. Watch here!
The Little Known Help Zone Spring 2017 semester was a busy and successful one here at Bryn Mawr College. We had some great events, and here is a round up of the accomplishments of the club this semester.
-Hosted a Guatemalan Tea Study Hour around midterms to provide a relaxing environment and introduce students to the tea of the Chirepeco cooperative, one organization we are supporting.
-Had the Deputy Consul of the Consulate of Philadelphia-Mexico, come for a speaking event with the Bryn Mawr Community
-Sell candygrams for May Day, selling fair trade ethical organic chocolate and raising over $50 for labor rights in Central America.