Looking back at our African Partners Summit

Looking back at our African Partners Summit

Every other year, African Library Project chooses one of the seven countries in which we create libraries to host an African Partners Summit, where partners from across the globe come together to share best practices, train teacher-librarians, and exchange ideas to...
Ask An Expert: Esther Cajahuaringa

Ask An Expert: Esther Cajahuaringa

Esther Cajahuaringa is an assistant editor at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. She’s worked with authors such as Joe Cepeda, Rhode Montijo, and Mo Willems to name a few. As a former educator and non-profit organizer, Esther draws upon her...
ALP’s Impact: Mchedwa Primary School

ALP’s Impact: Mchedwa Primary School

Malawi Needs Libraries Did you know the literacy rate there is 62 percent? Students in Malawi can go for years without having the opportunity to read a book. For comparison, the United States has a 99 percent literacy rate. This disparity often comes down to the...
BDO Spotlight: Erika Henningsen

BDO Spotlight: Erika Henningsen

Erika Henningsen is a professional Broadway actress living in New York City. Her roles in various productions such as Mean Girls Broadway led her to seek ways to be of service. View this post on Instagram Please use this photo for my WANTED poster when I’m on the run...
Reading for Everyone, Everywhere

Reading for Everyone, Everywhere

These inspirational books teach us about diversity, togetherness, and what it means to be compassionate. Blended by Sharon M. Draper This is an eye-opening narrative that expresses what it is like to be part of a blended family. Isabella is a bi-racial eleven-year-old...