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ALP’s New Partner in Malawi Means More Success Stories

In 2004, Khalidwe Jera entered Mtengowambalame Primary School in Malawi.  At that time, he could not read, write or speak English.

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Creativity, Cooperation, And Changing Lives… At Work!

When the employees of Janbala launched a book drive last fall, their motivation was to help create a library in Botswana, but in the process, they strengthened cross-departmental collaboration.

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Book Drives Build Leaders

Divya Prakash, a fourteen-year old Book Drive Organizer, feels that ALP has transformed her life.

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2016 Compassion in Action Awards

In 2016 we honored three organizations with a Compassion in Action award.  The award winners, ranging in age from 10 to 88, had two things in common

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 ALP Transforms Lives

 Mwza first learned that reading was “cool” at age 10 when the first library—with books donated by ALP volunteers-- was delivered to his village.

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Dear Friends

 We’re celebrating three big milestones this year: Starting or improving nearly 2,000 libraries, hiring terrific CEO Isabelle Mussard and beginning work in Kenya! How did we come so far?

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Our 2016 year in review, highlights and fun facts, plus fun stats and figures and lots of pictures!  

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Our 2015 year in review, highlights and fun facts, plus fun stats and figures and lots of pictures!  

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Tips From a First Timer!

Tina Taylor shares her experience with her first book drive and her ideas about how others can be inspired to take action themselves!

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It's A Small World!

African Library Project board member helps with a book drive for his own primary school in Ghana.