Category Archives: Kenya

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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Congratulations to all Maktaba winners!

The Book Aid International team has been at the Maktaba Library of the Year Awards at the National Museum of Kenya, co-sponsoring the event and holding a seminar with collaborators and like-minded organisations and individuals. Recognising achievements It was such an … Continue reading

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No electricity, no problem!

Isiolo Community Library in Eastern Kenya is one of the latest libraries to be transformed through our Children’s Corners project. Serving a population of 100,000, the library first opened in 2009. The majority of people in Isiolo live in rural … Continue reading

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