Category Archives: Kenya

NEWS RELEASE: Book Aid International launches ambitious new programme for African schools

Library development charity Book Aid International is launching an ambitious new programme to improve reading opportunities for a quarter of a million African children, it was announced at an event in London yesterday. The programme, which is called Inspiring Readers, … Continue reading

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Supporting and promoting excellence in libraries

Last month, our Head of Operations, Simon Mercer, went to Kenya to visit libraries, meet our partners, attend the Nairobi International Book Fair and to attend the Kenya Library Association’s Maktaba Awards, which Book Aid International sponsored for the second … Continue reading

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Maktaba Awards winners rewarded with new book donations 

The 18 winners of the Kenya Library Association’s Maktaba Awards 2015 will be rewarded with brand new donated books from Book Aid International, it was announced at the awards ceremony on Tuesday. As part of Book Aid International’s sponsorship of … Continue reading

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Top tips for creating a vibrant school library

Many schools in the areas where we work have no library at all. Those who do have a library often have no budget to buy books and students often have to share out-of-date reading materials. Through our partners, we provide schools … Continue reading

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We’ve beaten our 2015 target!

As we near the later part of the year, we are thrilled to announce that by the end of the year we will be way ahead of our original shipping target of 650,000 books for 2015. In fact we have already … Continue reading

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