Let's Go Live(n) Up our Library in Ng'ombe, Zambia

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Education The Girl Child

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Migori, Kenya
Map of EDUCATION THE GIRL CHILD In Suba districts in Nyanza province it was a crime to educate a girl child. Girls could stay back at home and do chores while boys went to school to learning and ripping good fruit for their future and then marry uneducated girl. But this was not in all parents. One of the parent Mr. Oriko believed that everyone is equal in the eyes of God. So he decided to educate her girl. Villagers laughed at him and telling him that he was wasting money doing nothing. But the man did not give up on the struggle since he knew success was not for the chosen but for the few who have chosen. The girl worked hard at school and achieved good grades. She joined her Secondary and then to the university. where he achieved to become a lawyer. Villagers were surprised saying that the man used witchcraft. The girl used her post and present her case to the Minsitry of Education. The government was so concerned and reacted on the issue very quickly. They were educated about the importance of education the girl child. At first it was very hard to convince them. But cert they come to understand and changed their attitude towards girl child. The village produce very successful leaders and people in the society. Read more.
Related to project keywords: education girl, come, girl child, future, issue

New Library

By a female, under 16 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of New library We had assembled that early morning for opening of our library at sidenti primary school. The school which was only 3 years old had gone from a semi permanent classes to now being a fully stone built modern primary school. The safaricom foundation in their cooperate social responsibility had identified the need for an ultra-modern library in the community the school had performed exceptionally ever since it inception and the library would help improve the grades of pupils in the schoo;. Read more.
Related to project keywords: community school, primary school, improve, library, built

Getting Knowledge

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Getting Knowledge The building of ultra-modern library would help students get access to reading library materials conviniently and ease the burden of many students. The library that would come with electricity, internet and even computers. The library commissioned by the Kenya National Library Services (KNLS) The library would help see more people access to knowledge and information to the people. Read more.
Related to project keywords: internet, come, library, access, knowledge

Donation Of Books

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Mubende, Uganda
Map of Donation of Books We had a shortage of books in our public library in mubende town council to improve on free education of children of mubende. Here came Read Internation which helped us donated to us test books in various categories to be used children of mubende. Through this children of Mubende have got chance to use these test books to improve on there studies and education at large. Read more.
Related to project keywords: books, use, improve, library, donation

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Project Leader

Linda Wilkinson

Lusaka, Zambia

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