It was a beautiful, sunny day when Linda, Madeline and I drove down to the local World Vision Distribution Warehouse. The first thousand of a four thousand book donation had finally arrived from a book drive done in the States by Linda's sister. What a terrific sight all those boxes were as they were loaded into our truck and taken to Chikumbuso!
The new library has several bookshelves to hold these and the enormous project of cataloging and preparing the books for check out has begun. Several volunteers have given many hours to this task and their efforts are certainly paying off.
Last week, we received a local donation of several beautiful large tables that will be perfect for children to sit around and read together. It always is so helpful for small groups to get together and spur each other on to better and better reading skills.
We are eagerly awaiting the next shipment of books!
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