Category Archives: Kenya

Hooray for Harry!

To celebrate Harry Potter Book Night, we thought we would delve into our archives and have a look at some of the places we sent copies of Harry Potter books generously donated by Bloomsbury Publishing in 2014. Kenya: National Book Development … Continue reading

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First in-country donation in Kenya

James Kimani, our East Africa Representative, recently received Book Aid International’s first ever book donation from the book industry in Kenya. The donation of nearly 1,000 books was made by Laxmi Booksellers & Stationers Ltd in Nairobi and ranged from … Continue reading

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Supporting health information throughout Africa

Last month saw a fascinating conference taking place for libraries with an interest in supporting and spreading health information in Africa. It’s an important area of work for Book Aid International, both because of the key roles doctors, nurses and … Continue reading

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Working with sub-Saharan African publishers

The Nairobi International Book Fair is in its 17th year and 2014 is the first year that Book Aid International has participated in this important gathering of the African publishing industry. We held a reception hosted by Alison Hubert, Director … Continue reading

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Digital tools giving children a voice

In Nairobi, Kenya this week, our Director Alison visited Kaaga School for the Hearing Impaired, a boarding school for 200 profoundly deaf children. The school is benefitting from a digital pilot project we are running with Kenya National Library Services … Continue reading

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