SiKanda sets up libraries and school gardens in the Zaachila Municipality in order to motivate reading, promote a recycling culture and foster social cohesion.  In this way, children and youth are able to actively build a safe, clean and fun environment to enjoy reading.


76% of the residents of Oaxaca did not read a single book last year .

30% of the residents of Oaxaca don’t have books at home.


2 Green Libraries

set up in the Adolfo López Mateos and Bicentenario primary schools.

20,000 PET bottles and 16,000 Tetra Pak carton packages 

reused for construction.

550 students

now have a clean, safe and fun environment to read. 

Over 350 books

donated to the schools.

1 campaign launched  

to promote book donation to the Green Libraries.

More Green Libraries Bibliotecas Verdes will be set up in the area. 



Partner Organizations

Maran Credit Solutions Poleto

Gabriella Silvestri

Familia Bobbio-Ugo

Fundación Auxilium

Sydney Latin American Film Festival

Fundación Alfredo Harp Helú Oaxaca

Techamos Una Mano

Fundación de Apoyo a la Educación Huapahualiztli AC