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Book Drives Build Leaders

Divya Prakash, a fourteen-year old Book Drive Organizer, feels that ALP has transformed her life.

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2016 Compassion in Action Awards

In 2016 we honored three organizations with a Compassion in Action award.  The award winners, ranging in age from 10 to 88, had two things in common

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 ALP Transforms Lives

 Mwza first learned that reading was “cool” at age 10 when the first library—with books donated by ALP volunteers-- was delivered to his village.

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Dear Friends

 We’re celebrating three big milestones this year: Starting or improving nearly 2,000 libraries, hiring terrific CEO Isabelle Mussard and beginning work in Kenya! How did we come so far?

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Our 2016 year in review, highlights and fun facts, plus fun stats and figures and lots of pictures!  

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Our 2015 year in review, highlights and fun facts, plus fun stats and figures and lots of pictures!  

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Tips From a First Timer!

Tina Taylor shares her experience with her first book drive and her ideas about how others can be inspired to take action themselves!

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It's A Small World!

African Library Project board member helps with a book drive for his own primary school in Ghana.

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Dare to Do a Book Drive

Children at eight California schools gathered enough books and money to build 17 libraries in Ghana. 

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Our 2014 year in review, highlights and fun facts, ALP in Sierra Leone, our "amazing model", see who does book drives and why they matter, plus fun stats and figures and lots of pictures!  

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