African Library Project

Botswana Elementary School Book Drive

08/31/2015 to 12/1/2015
Charleston SC

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 ...

Hello I'm Tory! A high school student in Charleston, South Carolina. This summer I had the opportunity to travel internationally. It was extremely eye opening. Since my journey, I've tried to think of a way that I can do my part and give every child the opportunity to have access to books. Books allow you to learn and dream, and every child should have that opportunity. I wanted to think of a way to impact children's lives and give every child the opportunity to have access to books, which I have always treasured. The education of children is very important to me, hence a book drive. Please help these young children in Botswana!

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

Sometimes we take things such as libraries for granted. My goal is that every child can have access to books.

About our African Partners...


Please contribute these kinds of books...

Pre-school to fourth grade level books! They can be new or gently used.

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

If you would like to donate, please contact Tory at the number or email bellow. The last day to donate is December 1st, 2015

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

To send the books, $500 is needed. This means for every two books one dollar is needed. Money can be donated with or without books!

Here are some ways that you can help...

Donations are the most major need. But awareness is also needed. The more people become aware the more that is donated!

Contact us to find out more

Name: Tory lysik Will respond much faster!
Phone: 9107427134

Name: Kristin lysik
Phone: 9107426588

Progress Report

Our Goal 1000 books $500 fundraising
Results so far
(updated: 9/25/15)
175 books $ fundraising


Thank you so much for helping Botswana! Even one book makes a difference.

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