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Developing Libraries in Sub-Saharan Africa

African Library Project www.africanlibraryproject.org When you are a teen and first learning about the challenges facing Africa, what can you do to make things better? Bar and Bat Mitzvahs from all over the U.S. have channeled their compassion into starting libraries in Africa as their mitzvah project. They each committed to collect 1000 books and $500 to start a library in sub-Saharan Africa with the African Library Project (ALP). ALP promotes literacy and education in sub-Saharan Africa through developing libraries in schools and villages without access to books. By helping Americans start community libraries with African partners, ALP works to […]