African Library Project

Ishaan Dey’s Sunshine African Library Project Book Drive.

06/08/2018 to 05/26/2019
Annandale NJ

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 ...

My name is Ishaan Dey. I am running this book drive for Africa to set up a library in their school with the help of my family and friends.
I love reading and I’m very fortunate to have a very big school library at
North Hunterdon High School, where I love to spend my spare time. I want every child to learn & be successful pursuing their dreams, which can only be possible if they have good books in their school libraries .
My favorite subjects are physics and maths & whenever I get time I read these books from my school library. If you all want to make change in a child’s life then please donate books up to middle school level.

Our website link:

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

I am running this book drive for Lesotho. I believe that education is a basic human right and all children should get it effortlessly but unfortunately it is not applicable to everyone.
I consider myself very lucky that I’ve been born to an educated parents who’ve constantly taught me that .....
giving back to those who’re less fortunate is not a choice but a way of life.
The best gift one can give to any child is a good book because every single child can become successful both spiritually & professionally only by gaining knowledge through good books.

About our African Partners...


Please contribute these kinds of books...

I am requesting books from pre-school until middle school that’ll be age group 4 years to 12 years.

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

If your books are ready then please contact me through the email. My email is
I’m collecting books until first week of May 2019.

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

Your small contributions anything from $5-$500 is highly appreciated. PM me if you’re interested in donating for shipping.

Here are some ways that you can help...

Please spread the word by mouth and ask people to donate books & contribute towards shipping .
Help supporting a good cause.

Contact us to find out more

Name: Shukla

Name: Ishaan

Progress Report

Our Goal 5,000 books $2,000.00 fundraising
Results so far
(updated: 2/3/2019)
3,500 books $300 fundraising

We need to collect 1,000 books for children from preschool up to middle school by end of May 2019 and to ship these books to Lesotho & Ghana.
The shipping cost will be about $500 per country.
Let me know through my email ,if you’re willing to contribute for this noble cause.

Make a positive dent in a child’s life: their dream our future.
Don’t limit learning .
Make reading fun for everyone.


I am grateful to those who have donated their books and promised to bring more books in the future for this great cause.
Every child wants to learn; without books they can’t have fun.

Tips for Other Book Drive Organizers

Celebrate birthday exchanging gifts with donations of cash or books. Sell home made lemonade,cookies to friends,neighbors.

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