Provide an African Village Library with Aya Books

Jul 15, 2013

New Aya Books Are Finally Here!

Young Girl Reading Aya with Her Brother
Young Girl Reading Aya with Her Brother

After a long wait, the bookstore in Ouaga finally got more copies of the 6 Aya books! With funds raised on GlobalGiving, we were able to purchase 15 of the books (at least 2 copies of each number in the series). Each library will receive 2 of the books, and 3 libraries will receive an additional book. Readers are impatiently waiting the new books to find out what happens next in the adventures of Aya de Yopougon.

We've been increasing efforts to promote the series in the village libraries. Recently, we started working with a software called Frontline SMS, which allows us to use a computer to send a mass text message to a network of librarians and readers. We've started using Frontline to promote Aya and encourage librarians to come up with innovative activities and projects based on the books.



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Krystle Austin

San Jose, California United States

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