Habiba and her son read together

Finding peace in books

Habiba and her two children were forced to flee conflict in Afghanistan after her husband was killed.  After a long and perilous journey, they arrived on the island of...
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Pupils carrying book boxes

MEDIA RELEASE: Books offering chance to learn to conflict-affected children

As the conflict in Cameroon intensifies, Book Aid International is working with its long-standing Cameroonian partners to provide books to the country’s displaced children. The charity will send 30...
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The Duchess of Cornwall meets readers

‘There is no greater joy in this world than reading’

The library at St Therese’s Upper Basic School which was opened by Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall is already being used by the school’s pupils. Formerly, the school’s library had...
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