African Library Project

Books for Malawi Africa

04/03/2018 to 05/30/2018
Sherwood OR

We are working with the African Library Project to provide books to eager readers in Africa who have very few books. Please help us by collecting and delivering gently used books or by raising money to help pay for shipping to Africa. It takes only 1000 books and $500 (plus a little elbow grease!) to start a single library and make a huge difference in children’s lives.

This book drive is organized by ...

Our names are Izebel and Tatiana and we are trying to help start a community library in Malawi, Africa. We are in the 5th and 6th grades and enjoy reading all the time, when we learned that not all kids have books around the world it was heart breaking. We are happy for the opportunity to help make a library for Malawi.

Our website link:
http://africanlibraryproject.org/book-drives/book-drives-in-action?alpdetail=1253

We want to start a library in Africa because...

We want to help the people in Africa receive the gift of reading. Books help us use our imaginations and learn new things. From reading you can improve vocabulary and even learn how to write! We want those in Malawi to experience what reading can do for them.

About our African Partners...

Through the African Library Project we were connected with the small country of Malawi and we learned that most people there live and work in rural, under-developed areas. Most families don't have running water or electricity and most children help their families farm for a living rather than having the opportunity to go to school.

Please contribute these kinds of books...

New or Used Preschool-6th grade reading level
(Picture books, basic sciences, fiction, Dictionaries, English language learning aids/ workbooks, other reading materials for children)

Here's how you can contribute your books...

We will be collecting new or used books (in good condition) through May 30th 2018. You can drop off books to our homes or contact us and we will be happy to come pick them up! If you are not local but would like donate, contact us to mail the books to us or order books online via our Amazon wish list: http://a.co/9LPOR8z

We need to raise funds for shipping the books...

We need to raise $500 to ship the books to the library all the way in Malawi, Africa. We can accept cash, check, or money via our Youcaring website. The link is: https://www.youcaring.com/africalibraryproject-1167706

Here are some ways that you can help...

One easy way you can help is to go through your kids' old books and choose some to donate. Also, feel free to send any personalized notes for the children or library, we’ll be mailing those with the books. We are so excited to show these children that we care for them.Thank you so much for your helping us in building a library for the children of Malawi!

Contact us to find out more

Name: sarah Hardcastle
Email: sarahhrdcastle333@hotmail.com
Phone: 5037070319

Progress Report

Our Goal 1000 books $500 fundraising
Results so far
(updated: 4/3/2018)
56 books $0 fundraising

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About the African Library Project

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