African Library Project

African Ropes Project

2/21/2011 to 4/16/2011
San Carlos CA

The African Library Project brings gently used books to an African community that has lots of eager readers but very few books. Please help by collecting and delivering gently used books or by raising money to help pay for shipping to Africa. It only takes 1000 books and $500 to start a single library (and a little elbow grease!)

This book drive is organized by ...

We are students at Central Middle School, and our goal is to collect 1,000 books to help build a library in Africa. Since this is our last year being able to participate in an organization called Ropes, we decided we wanted to make a bigger difference.

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

Starting an African website was an idea that came to us because we wanted to participate in helping children our age or younger. We felt we were very fortunate having libraries everywhere we go and would like to share this privilege with people less fortunate than us.

Please contribute these kinds of books...

In order to help people our age we will be looking for gently used or new children's books. Preferably a sixth grade reading level and under.

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

We will have a box in the Central Middle School office (San Carlos) feel free to stop by and drop off your books! We will be collecting until March 20, 2011! Also be sure to find our Facebook page "helping young readers in Africa"

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

Donations would be greatly appreciated towards the shipment of the books. Contact us on our facebook page "helping young readers in Africa" or email us at katsamjae@gmail.com Thanks again!

Here are some ways that you can help...

Again, there will be a drop off box in the office for gently used or new children's books in the Central office, and donations are greatly appreciated!

Contact us to find out more

Name: Sam King
Email: swimchickusa@comcast.net
Phone:

Name: Kat Myers
Email: katmyers17@gmail.com
Phone: (650)740-8934

Name: Jae Velez
Email: katsamjae@gmail.com
Phone:

Progress Report

Our Goal 1,000+ books $600+ fundraising

Acknowledgements

We wanted to say thank you to the Ropes organization for giving us a chance to help the less fortunate children in other parts of the world.

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About the African Library Project

Learn more about the African Library Project at http://www.africanlibraryproject.org.
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