African Library Project

Book Drive for Kids in Malawi

04/01/2012 to 05/30/2012
New York NY

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 ...

I am Anamika Megwalu and am organizing a book drive for the Mikundi Elementary School in Zomba, Malawi. The school has 1500 students and has asked African Library Project to provide resources to open their first-ever library. I was deeply moved by the letter African Library Project received from the school. The teacher said that the library will benefit in \"...improving literacy and language upgression and it will make the community busy instead of involving themselves in risky behaviours that lead to the contraction of STIs, HIV and AIDS.\" Unfortunately, they do not have access and ability to buy books to build a library. I believe we can help their dreams come true by only collecting 1000 books and $500. Your prayers and financial contributions towards this cause is greatly appreciated.

About our African Partners...

Mikundi Primary School, Zomba, Malawi

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

P.S. 144 and Queens High School for the Sciences at York College have collected 1000 books. Many thanks to the students, teachers, parents, and the administrators of these schools. However, I need to raise $500 US, $200 of which will be used to send 1000 books to the African Library Project warehouse in New Orleans, and $300 will be sent to the treasurer of the African Library Project to cover a portion of shipping the entire container to Africa.

No donation is small, please give whatever you can. Your help is much needed and very much appreciated.

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



Contact us to find out more

Name: Anamika Megwalu
Phone: 347-853-3176

Progress Report

Our Goal 1000 books $500 fundraising
Results so far
(updated: 05/14/2012)
1000 books $500 fundraising

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