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Ghana's First 31
How do you start over 30 libraries, all at once? Just send a container with 497 boxes of books from 29 different US book drives to a wonderful local partner.
Swarthmore Students Open the Door to Literacy
Excerpts from an interview with David Opoku, a Swarthmore College student from Ghana, who co-led a successful ALP book drive in Spring 2011 for Tonoso High School in Ghana.
Our Guiding Principles
Partnership, Community Involvement, Volunteerism, Efficiency, Sustainability, Cultural Fit, Learning for All, Environmental Impact ...
African Partners Summit: Inspiring!
The third ALP African Partners Summit was held this November 1-3 in Swaziland, and was a huge success!
Dear Friends ...
Our founder, Chris Bradshaw, reflects on 2011 -- 6 years, 701 libraries, over 25,000 American supporters, 139 libraries started this year, and a fabulous Partners Summit in Swaziland.
Newsletter 2011 (.pdf)
Our 2011 year in review: 139 new libraries (701 total), a third African Partners Summit, two Swazi Compassion in Action Award winners, a new partner in Ghana -- read all about it! view 2011 newsletter
ALP Ten 'n Six (11/11)
Top six things you should know about ALP, and top ten bookdrives (so far) of 2011!
Tips from a Serial Bookdriver (10/11)
Kristen Lee is an elementary school Teacher Librarian in California who has done two ALP bookdrives with her young students. Here are her tips for success.
Literacy Advocacy in Lesotho (9/11)
Peace Corps Volunteer Joey Lehnhard just presented a paper on literacy work in Lesotho at the International Reading Association's Pan-African Conference in Botswana. Read about her journey and her findings.
Carolyn's Amazing Swazi Adventure (8/11)
Saw'bona! Hello! I just returned from an amazing adventure to Swaziland...