From New York to Kenya

From New York to Kenya

Alex Breinin shares the story of his visit to Wema Children’s Centre school in Kenya where students at his former middle school and high school would go on to help start a library with over 1,200 storybooks. There is nothing quite like watching children immersed...
Penn State Produces African Literacy Warrior

Penn State Produces African Literacy Warrior

Michael Gottfried, a senior at Penn State, has made extraordinary contributions to the African Library Project. Inspired by his hard work, we created a new award to honor his service: the African Literacy Warrior award. Since his freshman year at Penn, Michael has...
We pulled together – Harambee!

We pulled together – Harambee!

Thanks to the amazing support of our literacy heroes, volunteers, board of directors and staff, our annual fundraiser Harambee! was a smashing success. Together we raised $109,000 in net profit to help increase literacy in our African partner countries by...
Uganda Libraries Serve Refugees from Sudan and DRC

Uganda Libraries Serve Refugees from Sudan and DRC

African Library Project recently partnered with Firm Foundation Education Trust (FFET). Through them, we are providing libraries to two early childhood centers that serve refugees from South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. FFET is a grassroots...