African Library Project

D.E.A.R UGANDA - Drop Everything and Read Uganda

04/15/2019 to 3/31/2020
Valley Stream NY

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 ...

Carline Dumerlin Folkes has been an avid reader from an early age and hopes to inspire children to develop a love for reading too!

Girl Scouts of Nassau County - Troop 2223

The Learning Way Child Care is a place that focuses on the well-being and its educational prosperity of each child. We believe each child is unique, important and special. We understand that providing a nurturing, safe and structured environment, with an interactive educational curriculum is essential for each child to strive.

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

We are dedicated to starting this library for young children because reading will expand their understanding of the world. Reading will help them develop language, listening skills,an active imagination and creativity which will allow them to dream big!

Please contribute these kinds of books...

Gently used or new books
United States Pre-school to 4th grade reading level

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

Donation pick-up and drop-off locations to be announced shortly.

Contact us to find out more

Name: Carline Folkes

Name: Milagros Vincente

Progress Report

Our Goal 1000 books $500 fundraising
Results so far
(updated: 5/17/19)
234 books $ fundraising

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