African Library Project
Rating: 4.98 stars 48 48 reviews
5 Thistle Street Portola Valley CA 94028 USA
The African Library Project starts and improves small libraries in sub-Saharan Africa to promote literacy and education.
Since 2005, we have started or improved 1,481 small libraries in Botswana, Cameroon, Lesotho, Malawi, Nigeria, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone, South Africa and Ghana. We have made over 1100 partnerships in the U.S. with schools, companies, individuals, youth groups, Scouts, and families. We have shipped over 1,500,000 books to Africa serving over 1.5 million readers.
Africans, especially students, who have no access to books and information
Direct beneficiaries per year:
250,000 readers in new/improved libraries.
Geographic areas served:
Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Swaziland, Sierra Leone and South Africa
small libraries in rural areas, librarian training and best practice Summits for our partners in Africa.
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ALP has done such an amazing job changing lives in African villages. Education and knowledge are the gateways to understanding and respect.
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Bettina, thank you so much for your support and interest in our work...and thank you for this lovely review.