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Rita and family

Books keeping children off the streets

Rita lives with her four children in Jamestown, one of the poorest districts in Accra, the capital city of Ghana. Crime, illiteracy and teenage pregnancy are all too common in...
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Zanzibar ILD

Speaking up for reading

In September, our partners in fifteen African countries held celebrations to mark International Literacy Day. Many used it as an opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of literacy...
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Children's Corner a MYSA Library

October Book of the Month

Our Book of the Month for October is: This is an unputdownable memoir by a truly inspiring woman, Edna Adan Ismail. As the title suggests, Edna really is a...
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