Category Archives: Kenya

Sharing learning with our partners

We have been reinvigorated by four days in Nairobi with partners from nine of the countries we work in. It provided a rare and vital opportunity for our partners to learn from each other, to share experiences, inspiration and to … Continue reading

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Kenyan perspectives

This February we welcomed Moses Mwandihi, Children’s Librarian at Kisumu Branch Library in Kenya, on a study visit to London.  As well as joining us for our 60th anniversary celebration event at St James’s Palace, Moses visited schools and libraries … Continue reading

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World Book Day supports mobile libraries

During the build-up to World Book Day, we like to tell you about the wide range of projects you support when you raise awareness or funds for us. Mobile libraries are a great example of our work. They serve a diverse range … Continue reading

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World Book Day supports prison libraries

When you support World Book Day, you’re supporting a wide range of Book Aid International’s work, including prison libraries. We currently work with prison libraries in Kenya, Uganda and Zimbabwe. Many of these house populations that run into the hundreds, but … Continue reading

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The nearest library for miles around

Mr Mwangi, the librarian for Naivasha Public Library in Kenya, is a very busy man. For 25 years, he has worked hard to curate a library that serves the needs of his community: as a centre for education, entertainment and … Continue reading

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