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Cause for Celebration ... Again and Again
Books4Cause, a for-profit social venture based in Skoie, IL, is about to ship their 20th ALP library (in just two years). What's the secret to their success?
Newsletter 2012 (.pdf)
Our 2012 year in review: 191 new libraries (890 total), news on a millionth book, stories of transformation, ALP publishes its first book and gains a new African partner -- read all about it! view 2012 newsletter
Our Newest Partner: Sierra Leone
We warmly welcome our newest African partner, the Reading Initiative Salone (RISE) Network of Sierra Leone.
ALP Writes a Book
ALP has written our first book, How to Set Up and Run a Small Library in Africa. Learn more about our first cooperatively written and produced best practices manual.
Penn State Produces African Literacy Warrior
Michael Gottfried, a senior at Penn State, has made extraordinary contributions to the African Library Project. Inspired by his hard work, we created a new award to honor his service.
Library Transforms Life of San Bushman
Ketelelo Moapare is a young member of the San, recently relocated to Botswana. Ketelelo has used his local ALP library to dramatically improve his English and change his path.
1,000,000 Books ... and Counting!
This month we prepare our 1,000,000th book for shipment. All accomplished by you!
Dear Friends ...
Our founder, Chris Bradshaw, reflects on 2012 -- 191 new libraries, presence at the World Literacy Summit, Harambee 2012, our own best practices manual, a new African partner, and ...
Maiden Voyage: ALP Down Under
Thanks to an overwhelming interest in ALP's mission and impact, we are thrilled to announce our new, first-ever pilot chapter: Australians for ALP! And we need your help to make it a success.
What ALP Means to Botswana
Trace the impact of 5 years of ALP work in Botswana: from a handful to 242 libraries at primary schools, 125,000 children with access to good books, inspired parents and teachers: ignition of literacy.