African Library Project

Palisades Charter High School's African Library Project

01/30/2014 to 04/07/2014

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 a small group of students that want to make a change in the world. We are so excited to be able to work with the African Library Project to help these children gain an education in the English language.

Our website link:

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

We want to increase literacy and educate the world one child at the time.

About our African Partners...


Please contribute these kinds of books...

For a community library, books at a U.S. pre-school to 8th grade reading level

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

Bring books to Palisades Charter High School before April 7th to room J-101 and fill out a slip (that you can find when you donate)

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

For fundraising we made a gofundme and we've been getting money through there.

Here are some ways that you can help...

You can donate books or money. Either would help us in more ways you can imagine.

Contact us to find out more

Name: Michelle Safransky

Name: Evan Clark

Progress Report

Our Goal 1,500 books $600 fundraising
Results so far
(updated: 3/10/14)
900 books $596 fundraising

Help us change these children's lives


Thank you to everyone who donated to the project.

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