BDO Spotlight: Kathryn Sonnie

BDO Spotlight: Kathryn Sonnie

Kathryn Sonnie is a living example of manifesting success. She was a teacher working with Global Hope Alliance, an organization that builds schools and libraries in Africa. When others found out what she was doing, the amazing people in her networks wanted to fill the...
Appreciating our Supporters on the Ground

Appreciating our Supporters on the Ground

In case you missed it, we’ve highlighted some of our wonderful African teacher-librarians and partners to celebrate National Library Week. Here are some who you may not have heard about yet. Gift Phimba Gift is a librarian in the Dedza district of Malawi at Magaleta...
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...