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Compassion In Action
In only two years, Trish Lindsey, a retiree who lives in Chico, California has collected over 12,000 books and has raised the funds to ship them. Learn about her and the other award winners who inspire us...
From a Swazi Library to a Swazi Leader
Mzwakithi Shongwe grew up in Siteki, a village of about 6,000 people on the Swaziland border, and is now studying International Policy and Economics at Middlebury College in Vermont. Read about his journey ...
"Madam, Ke Kopa Libuka Ea Dora"
Zoe Schroeder, Peace Corps Volunteer in Lesotho, describes the ALP library at Mopeli Primary School, where she teaches English.
Newsletter 2013 (.pdf)
Our 2013 year in review: 259 new/improved African libraries (1,165 total), reflections on the 4th ("and best ever") African Partner's Summit, notes from Sierra Leone and more! View 2013 Newsletter
Did You Know?
Who started 19 libraries this year? Who started 47?? Who became the first San Bushman to graduate from high school in Botswana ... ever?
Yes! We Went to Africa Too!
Twins Alec and Olivia Vercruysse, who have with their family completed 14 book drives, attended the African Partner's Summit in Malawi. Here are their reflections.
Book drive organizer extraodinaire Michael Gottfried met Veronica during the Partner's Summit, shared her dream, and was inspired... again.
2013 Compassion in Action Awards
Two very special awards were granted at this year's African Partners Summit. Read about the recipients and what they have accomplished.
The Summit that Rocked
Get the low down on the spectacular 4th African Partners Summit.
Sierra Leone's First 35
Chris Bradshaw tours 11 of Sierra Leone's first 35 ALP libraries. It's been 40 years since her last trip, and during 10 of these, Sierra Leone saw a bitter civil war. What will greet her?