African Library Project

Ryan Johnson Chartiers Valley Highschool

01/01/2013 to 02/28/2013
Carnegie PA

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 ...

Hi, My name is Ryan Johnson and I decided that I would like to help out this program for my senior project at school. I am very excited to be a part of this and hopefully it will be helpful if I can get enough books.

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

I think it would be a very life changing experience for myself, I have never been able to help out with something like children's literacy in my life and I can't think of a better way to do my senior project than to change the lives of others.

About our African Partners...

Ghana Primary Community library

Please contribute these kinds of books...

Preschool-8th grade / mostly primary

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

I live in Scott Township in Carnegie, PA. If you live in my area and are planning on helping out the cause I will be collecting books in these areas.
1. Chartiers Valley Highschool
2. Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church
3. Scott Township Library (prob)
and maybe more I will update webpage

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

I will most likely have to fundraise of some sort like selling chocolate.

Here are some ways that you can help...

I could really use some help collecting the books if anybody has any books they don't need from the above age level please donate.

Contact us to find out more

Name: Ryan Johnson
Email: rdj2443@yahoo.com
Phone: 412-877-2894

Progress Report

Our Goal 1000 books $500 fundraising
Results so far
(updated: 12/3/12)
0 books $0 fundraising

Make a difference in others' lives by simply donating old books.

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About the African Library Project

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