African Library Project

North Canaan African Library Project

10/14/2015 to 12/31/2015
North Canaan CT

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 ...

North Canaan Elementary School is putting in a team effort to raise $500 and collect 1000 books to create a library in Swaziland. I am Mr. Murray and I am a 7th and 8th grade teacher. The 1st and 7th grade are working on this project together because we have a love for reading and we want to share this passion.

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

North Canaan Elementary School wants to start to a library in Africa because everyone should be able to read. We want to give the kids in Swaziland resources to gain knowledge.

About our African Partners...

We are creating a library in Swaziland. We aren't sure who our partners are yet, but we are looking for books for a primary school.

Please contribute these kinds of books...

Please donate preschool to 4th grade books.

Progress Report

Our Goal 1000 books $500 fundraising
Results so far
(updated: 11/5/15)
1372 books $454.37 fundraising

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