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Education Worldwide

Promoting Reading in Venezuela


The Banco de Libro in Venezuela

Venezuela’s Banco del Libro is a non-profit organization which devotes itself not only to the promotion of reading among children and adolescents, but also to research, the publication of books and educational programs for children’s and young adults’ literature. The organization served as a standard model for Fundalectura in Colombia and the Germán Sánchez Ruipérez Foundation in Spain. However, the whole range of activities takes place not only in Venezuela, but also to a certain extent, throughout Latin America.

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