African Library Project

Minerva and Pankti's Kenya Community

07/07/2016 to 12/12/2016
Tampa FL

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 ...

Hi, we are Minerva and Pankti. We are currently high school students in Tampa, Fl.

Our website link:

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

Reading has always been our passion, and we love being able to help children in Africa develop a love for reading. We hope one day to create more than just one library! This is a wonderful opportunity to help an African community, and we hope you can contribute.

About our African Partners...

Kenya Primary Community Library

Please contribute these kinds of books...

Books at U.S. pre-school to 8th grade reading level
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Here's how you can contribute your books...

Go to our website's Contact page:
We need encyclopedia and textbooks.

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

We are using GoFundMe for fundraising and reaching out to our neighbors.
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Here are some ways that you can help...

You can donate money easily online, or fill out the contact form on our website to ship books directly to us!

Contact us to find out more

Name: Minerva
Phone: 8139924343

Name: Pankti
Phone: 8137317661

Progress Report

Our Goal 1000 books $500+ fundraising
Results so far
(updated: 12/12/2016)
1040 books $500 fundraising

Thanks so much to everyone who contributed to this wonderful cause. With the help of our community, we were able to successfully gather a wide variety of books from dictionaries to picture books. Our books have shipped and we hope to participate in this wonderful project again!

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