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.

15 Middle School Girls Who Will Help Run Camps

15 Middle School Girls Who Will Help Run Camps
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Kids Learning How to Care for a Book at 2012 Camp

Kids Learning How to Care for a Book at 2012 Camp
Photo from Progress Report 'Camp Planning Underway' (view small | med | large | orig)

Proud winner of Word BINGO at Sara Village Library

Proud winner of Word BINGO at Sara Village Library
Photo from Progress Report 'Camp Organization is Underway!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Kids reading the books at one of the libraries

Kids reading the books at one of the libraries
Photo from Progress Report 'More Aya Books Ordered' (view small | med | large | orig)

Aya books provide strong female role models

Aya books provide strong female role models
Photo from Progress Report 'More Aya Books Ordered' (view small | med | large | orig)

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