Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Promoting Literacy and Opening Libraries in Africa
The African Library Project – a nonprofit organization that coordinates book drives to build libraries in African nations – celebrated a significant milestone in January by sending its millionth children's picture book to Africa.
For each book drive, volunteers collect 1,000 gently used picture books from friends, family members, schools, local businesses, and other sources, and raise $500 to ship them. more