African Library Project

Jorden's Book Drive

08/25/2012 to 11/26/2012
Vancouver WA

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 ...

My name is Jorden Jackson. I am a senior in high school this fall. I have a passion for education and global traveling. (the pictures are from visits schools in Belize and Peru) Reading has been one of my favorite pastimes for as long as I can remember. I couldn't even imagine life without reading or books. I am excited to work on this project to be able to provide children with the same opportunities as I was blessed with as a child.

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

Ultimately, I hope to live in Zimbabwe and run a school that provides quality and safe education to people of all ages for no cost to them. As I am working on my own education, I am excited to bring a library to children in Lesotho attending the SOS Hermann Gmeiner Kindergarten.

About our African Partners...

SOS Hermann Gmeiner Kindergarten located in Lesotho.

Please contribute these kinds of books...

Books at U.S. pre-school to 4th grade reading level

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

More info about organized drives coming soon.

Contact us to find out more

Name: Jorden Jackson
Phone: (360)921-3447

Progress Report

Our Goal 1000 books $500 fundraising
Results so far
(updated: )
948 books $0 fundraising

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