African Library Project

Oliver Nelson's African library book drive

07/18/2012 to 08/10/2012
South Jordan UT

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'm 12 and I am doing this for my eagle project. I love to read. When I found out that about 1/3 of Africans are illiterate I wanted to help.

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

They really need one and since we have so much extra it would be simple to donate.

About our African Partners...

TBD-will update- going to Botswana in Africa

Please contribute these kinds of books...

Preschool to 4th grade books

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

We will collect them July 25th with the scouts at night. Please leave them on your doorstep. You can call me for pick up as well. Checks may be made out to "African Library Project" and sent to 1989 Ingot Way South Jordan, Utah 84095

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

We need money donations for shipping the books to Botswana.- online from the African library project site- FAQ page through paypal online secure site

Here are some ways that you can help...

donate money and books! even ask your neighbor to help!

Contact us to find out more

Name: Oliver Nelson
Phone: 801-302-8992

Name: Erin Nelson my mom- so be polite!
Phone: 801-882-4071

Progress Report

Our Goal 1000 books $500 fundraising
Results so far
(updated: July 20)
about 300 books $50 fundraising

Already 4 families have given huge boxes of gently used books


Thanks so much!

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