Friends of African Village Libraries (FAVL)

Friends of African Village Libraries is committed to long-term management of and support for small community libraries in rural Africa. Our goal is to establish long-term relationships with community libraries, rather than provide an initial donation and move on to another village. We believe that every child and adult should have the opportunity to pick up a book and read, so we are dedicated to increasing access to reading material and other information in rural villages in sub-Saharan Africa.

Kids Reading Fatou Keita Books at Bereba Library

Kids Reading Fatou Keita Books at Bereba Library
Photo from Progress Report 'New Fatou Keita Books Just in Time for Summer Vacation' (view small | med | large | orig)

Girls who will be involved in the program

Girls who will be involved in the program
Photo from Progress Report 'Bringing Computer Literacy to Burkina's Girls' (view small | med | large | orig)

Girl reading popular Ivorian series

Girl reading popular Ivorian series
Photo from Progress Report 'Getting Closer to Burkina's First Mobile Library' (view small | med | large | orig)

Meeting with Fatou Keita at Annual Ouaga Book Fair

Meeting with Fatou Keita at Annual Ouaga Book Fair
Photo from Progress Report 'Fatou Keita Books on Their Way!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Local librarians working on storybooks

Local librarians working on storybooks
Photo from Progress Report 'On our way to teaching computer skills to girls' (view small | med | large | orig)

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