From 2008 to 2010, Victor Cuevas served in the Peace Corps in Lesotho. While he was there, he set his hut up with several dozen books. He invited children to come to the hut and told them, “This is a book.” Then he taught them about borrowing. Some stayed to read. The joy in their faces fueled his fire to start a bigger library.
Aware of the need for books and libraries, he worked with ALP to create a library in Lesotho while serving as a Peace Corps volunteer. When the first shipment of books was delivered for a library, he could see how excited the children were as they clutched the books.