1 million books for South Africa

by Beulah Thumbadoo & Associates
1 million books for South Africa


To publish 1 million books - a collection of short stories from the annual short story competition run for the last 10 years.

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We need funds annually to publish the best short stories from the ERA/Anglo Platinum Short Story Competition to supply much-needed books to support family literacy in South Africa.


Advertising & promoting short story competition widely & broadly; Short listing best stories; Selecting top 20 stories to go to judges; Liaison with writers for permission to print their stories free of charge for free circulation to South Africans

Long-Term Impact

To bring books into SA homes; Slowly encouraging the habit of reading and the promotion of local writing; To support other literacy and reading promotion efforts in the country.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Organization Information

Beulah Thumbadoo & Associates

Location: Johannesburg - South Africa
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Funded Project!

Thanks to 5 donors like you, a total of $660 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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