African Library Project

Pooja Muvva's Botswana Secondary book drive

07/23/2016 to 11/22/2016
San Jose CA

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 Pooja Muvva, and I am fourteen years old. I live in San Jose, CA, and I completed two book drives. I am super excited to be doing another one for Botswana. I love to read in my free time, and I hope I can share my love for books. I believe education opens up opportunities for everyone!

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

I am very passionate about helping those less fortunate than me, and I strongly believe education is the key to a better world. The library would give the children of Botswana a much better education, and access to useful resources that are an essential component to ensure a thorough education. A good education will then help them rise out of poverty, and lead a more successful life.

Please contribute these kinds of books...

I am doing a book drive for a community library, so please donate any books from 4th grade to 8 grade reading level. All donations are very much appreciated!

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

You can contribute books between July 23, 2016 thru Nov 22, 2016. You can ship them or drop them off at 7250 Clarendon St. San Jose, CA 95129.

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

We need to raise $500, and any amount will be appreciated. Please send your checks or cash to 7250 Clarendon St. San Jose, CA 95129. We will also be having fundraisers at local places!

Here are some ways that you can help...

You can help by donating books and money, and please spread the word of this book drive to your friends and encourage them to donate. Thank you all!!

Contact us to find out more

Name: Pooja Muvva
Phone: 408 - 898 - 8297

Name: Neelima Meka
Phone: 408 - 839 - 7704

Progress Report

Our Goal 1000 books $500 fundraising
Results so far
(updated: 08/14/2016)
250 books $50 fundraising

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