“Our Library Has Brought Good Results”

“Our Library Has Brought Good Results”

Changing lives book by book is the African Library Project’s tagline.  But do you ever wonder exactly how ALP libraries change lives?  What follows is a thank you letter from the teacher-librarian at Middlepits Primary School in Middlepits, Botswana in which...
This is what we want to do for Christmas

This is what we want to do for Christmas

While many book drive organizers know that rural schools in Africa are starved for books, Amie Breed has had first-hand experiences that led her to become a book drive organizer.  She is married to a South African, and her son, now in middle school, studied in...
Ugly sweaters lead to beautiful results

Ugly sweaters lead to beautiful results

Book drive organizers looking for creative strategies to raise funds for shipping and mailing may not think that ugly sweaters could be much help, but Tanvi Hathiramani found that Ugly Holiday Sweater Day was a successful way to raise money for a 2016 book drive at...
Honoring Caleb with a Library

Honoring Caleb with a Library

In 2009 my husband and I created Caleb’s Project to honor the short, but precious life of our son, Caleb Paul Zellner, who died before birth.  His due date was December 26.  Because I wanted to have a happy Christmas for my other children, I decided I should...
So, What Does Golf Have to Do With It?

So, What Does Golf Have to Do With It?

When the African Library Project Board voted earlier this year to hold a golf tournament, Sharna Fey, a Board member since 2011, enthusiastically agreed to become the Project Manager for Links for Literacy.  Originally scheduled for late September, the...