African Library Project

Give a book, change a life!

05/15/2013 to 01/21/2014
Bridgewater NJ

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 Mansi, I am a sophomore in high school. I am very interested in community service and global development. I love to do what I can to serve those who have less. This is my first book drive and I am extremely eager to see all of the good it brings. Please support!

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

I love to read and I go to the library all the time. I was sad to hear that kids in Lesotho don’t have many books. I’m excited to be part of starting a library to motivate children to become lifelong readers and learners.

About our African Partners...

Lesotho is in southern Africa, completely surrounded by South Africa. English is the second official language, after Sesotho. The country's motto is "Peace, Rain, and Prosperity."

Please contribute these kinds of books...

**Preschool- 4th grade reading level**
Baby board books,
Paperback easy readers
Paperback children’s picture books
Paperback juvenile literature/Chapter books
K-8 textbooks (English, math, geography & science)
Encyclopedias & atlases (post 1990)
Paperback dictionaries

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

Please donate gently used children's books or make a monetary contribution. Please contact me and I will make the arrangements to pick up the books. Thank you!!

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

I am collecting 1000 books and $500 to ship the books to start a Primary library (Preschool- 4th grade reading level) in Lesotho, as part of the African Library Project.

Contact us to find out more

Name: Mansi Sheth
Phone: not specified

Progress Report

Our Goal 1000 books $500 fundraising
Results so far
(updated: 11/23/13)
1000 books $500 fundraising

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