African Library Project

Feed the Need to Read - Sierra Leone Book Drive

01/16/2014 to 04/14/2014
Phoenix AZ

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 ...

We are high school students in a global perspectives course at a college preparatory academy. In this course, we were asked to find a problem that affects a large group of people, and we realized that literacy is the foundation of many parts of life. We look forward to participating in this project and influencing our fellow classmates and community, while providing aid on a global level!

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

Throughout our lives, we have been privileged to reap the benefits of literacy and have always been supplied with the resources to achieve a better future. We believe it is our time to provide these opportunities for others!

About our African Partners...

We are collecting books to create a community library in Sierra Leone- we will provide more information in February!

Please contribute these kinds of books...

**Community Library- (preschool to 8th grade reading level)**
Any of the books listed for Primary and High Schools
Animal husbandry
Current events
National Geographic, less than 5 years old, especially with articles featuring Africa.
Books about African or African-Americans

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

Contact us for more information!

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

We need to raise $500 that will enable us to ship the books to a Sierra Leone Commuinty Library.

Here are some ways that you can help...

Any help is appreciated! We would love if you were involved by donating books you no longer read and donating money to help this good cause!

Contact us to find out more

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Progress Report

Our Goal 1000 books $500 fundraising

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