Githurai MYSA library

From volunteer to inspiring librarian

Like many volunteers and staff in community-run libraries, Wilson at the Mathare Youth Sports Association’s library in the Githurai slum in Nairobi, Kenya, is passionate about his work but...
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MYSA Book Havens readers

Book Havens Kenya final evaluation

Between September 2016 and December 2017 our Book Havens project was implemented in three libraries in the Mathare and Kibera slums of Nairobi, Kenya. Working in partnership with the Kenya...
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The book that inspired Lina

Lina, a Civil engineering student at Palestine Polytechnic University is an avid reader. She fell in love with reading for pleasure when she discovered how books can introduce you...
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Learning to read at 60

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