Books For Madagascar's English Literacy Initiative

by Books For Africa

Summary

This project provides 70,000 English library and textbooks to support literacy learning in rural Madagascar.
$28,000
total goal
$27,750
remaining
10
donors
0
monthly donors
8
years active

Challenge

In April 2007, the government of Madagascar implemented English as an offical language, in addition to French and Malagasy. English use and teaching are being heavily promoted, creating an enhanced need for books and teaching materials at all levels. Feedback Madagascar's distribution of 70,000 books will provide tangible learning opportunities for 1 million readers over the life of the books.

Solution

Two forty-foot containers will supply approximately 70,000 books, enough to fill twenty schools or libraries.This project has the potential to impact 1 million Malagasy English learners over the life of the books.

Long-Term Impact

This project will supply 70,000 up to date and relevant English books, allowing 1,000,000 literacy learners to further their education.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​booksforafrica.org
Feedback Madagascar
English People's Daily

Organization Information

Books For Africa

Location: St. Paul, MN - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.booksforafrica.org
Books For Africa
Project Leader:
Carole Patrikakos
Development Associate
St. Paul, MN United States

Retired Project!

This project is no longer accepting donations.

Still want to help?

Find another project in Madagascar or in Education that needs your help.
Find a Project