Sand Castle Library & Bookmobiles

partnering with our community to improve education in the Bay Islands

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Many hands make light work.

 Our partnerships make our work possible. Many thanks to everyone who has contributed along the way.  

Mount Saint Vincent University

 Halifax, Nova Scotia

MSVU is partnering with PIER to develop and print the cultural literacy books.  Additionally, Cornelia Schneider, a professor from this university will spend three months working with Roatan schools on strategies for making schools openly accessible to children with learning problems.

Brain Spaces - Learning Expands the World

Brain Spaces coordinates with PIER to develop and support community learning projects on Roatan.  Current projects include the Brain Spaces Learning Center in the Sandcastle Library, the Cultural Literacy Series, & Stories in a Bag.  

Brain Spaces also coordinates with groups such as Nourish International and Culture2Culture Pals to link  service groups from the US with PIER volunteer opportunities

Some of Our Partners Along the Way

Join Our Present Partners

  • Jeff Levine 
  • The Becker Family
  • Learning Today
  • Markawasi Foundation
  • Pan American Development Foundation
  • Roatan Electric Company
  • Roatan Children's Fund
  • Roatan Lawyers
  • Roatan Realtors Association
  • The Allred Family
  • The Nobelity Project
  • Walter's Car Wash
  • Roatan Christian Ministry Outreach

 And Remember Past Friends

  • Altrusa
  • Community Foundation
  • Darren & Suzie Hall
  • DeRidder Rotary Club
  • Edo Plantinga Foundation
  • Scholar Mind (PIPO)
  • Rotary International - Roatan
  • Ronit & Friends