African Library Project

Educate Africa Club's African Library Project

06/15/2015 to 08/29/2015
Houston TX

The African Library Project brings gently used books to an African community that has lots of eager readers but very few books. Please help by collecting and delivering gently used books or by raising money to help pay for shipping to Africa. It only takes 1000 books and $500 to start a single library (and a little elbow grease!)

This book drive is organized by ...

The Educate Africa Club is a club which meets in Clear Lake High School, and is dedicated to helping make a difference in the quality of education world wide.

About our African Partners...

The school we are raising books for is named M.C.A. Secondary School, located in Sierra Leone. The school is situated in the center of the town Magburaka, and has around 18 classrooms. The library will be for around 400 students and 36 teachers.

Please contribute these kinds of books...

The library built will be a Secondary Library, meaning it will consist of books in reading levels 4th-8th grade.

Types of books being collected:

Juvenile literature. Children’s fiction and non-fiction. Teacher's resource books for school libraries. Dictionaries. Encyclopedias less than 15 years old. Accurate up-to-date atlases. Thesauruses. Math books from 6th grade up, including algebra, geometry, and pre-calculus. English books (focusing on grammar or comprehension), geography books, health books, science books including general science, biology, chemistry, and physics at appropriate level. Life skills books about health, hygiene, adolescence, careers, etc. Books with universal themes (friendships, animals, love). Books like Chicken Soup for the Soul (inspiring stories with life skills lessons). Books about Africa or African-Americans. Educational kids science and literary magazines in good condition.

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

Email joceleeb@gmail.com if you have books to donate!

Contact us to find out more

Name: Josie Burridge, President of Club
Email: joceleeb@gmail.com
Phone: 8325246061

Name: Amy Barnes, Secretary of Club
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Name: Taylor Kimbro, Treasurer of Club
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Progress Report

Our Goal 1000 books $ fundraising
Results so far
(updated: 6/23/2015)
300 books $ fundraising

Acknowledgements

Thank you to anyone who donated for your support!

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About the African Library Project

Learn more about the African Library Project at http://www.africanlibraryproject.org.
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