Girls' Computer Literacy & Leadership Program

by Friends of African Village Libraries (FAVL)
Girls' Computer Literacy & Leadership Program
Girls' Computer Literacy & Leadership Program
Girls' Computer Literacy & Leadership Program
Girls' Computer Literacy & Leadership Program
Girls' Computer Literacy & Leadership Program
Girls' Computer Literacy & Leadership Program
Girls' Computer Literacy & Leadership Program
Girls' Computer Literacy & Leadership Program
Girls' Computer Literacy & Leadership Program
Girls' Computer Literacy & Leadership Program
Girls' Computer Literacy & Leadership Program
Girls' Computer Literacy & Leadership Program

Project Report | Apr 17, 2018
Lots of activities in 2018 at FAVL Burkina Faso

By Michael Kevane | Director

New photo books on display Sebba Library
New photo books on display Sebba Library

What is new at FAVL-Burkina Faso?

  • Fifteen new photos books were printed and delivered in March 2018 to most of the libraries that we support in Burkina Faso. Picture of the books on the booksehelf in Sebba Library is below.
  • Libraries received 20 copies of a kid’s magazine called Kidzymag that is filled with short stories and fun games for kids to play.
  • Many libraries received donations of books; one of the gratifying things about working with libraries is to see how many “friends” are out there willing to support reading.
  • Libraries held their regularly scheduled monthly meetings in March- on the agenda are two reading contests being held in some of the libraries – one supported by the US Embassy, the other by Catholic Relief Services.
  • Our new Biblio-Mobile-Penelope moto-tricycle service is moving along (photo below) and will be ready to operate soon.
  • The Multimedia Center in Hounde has been producing many books this year- sixteen Kikirou stories in the Fall 2017, and six more children’s books written and illustrated by people from Tuy Province. The illustrator Robert Bazoum (below) is doing a spectacular job).
  • FAVL Director Michael Kevane met with Stanislas Ouanré, Minister of Education, in March 2018 to see about possible collaboration for establishing more libraries.
  • Lots more going on every day; read our blog for more information.

The Girls' Computer Literacy program now has sufficient funds that we will be planning a series of sessions in the coming months, so watch for the next report!

Mock-up of biblio-mobile tricycle coming soon!
Mock-up of biblio-mobile tricycle coming soon!
Participants in story writing workshop April 2018
Participants in story writing workshop April 2018
Illustrator Robert Bazoum
Illustrator Robert Bazoum
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Friends of African Village Libraries (FAVL)

Location: San Jose, CA - USA
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Twitter: @FAVLafrica
Project Leader:
Krystle Austin
San Jose , CA United States

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