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UK charity Book Aid International has joined English PEN and PEN International in supporting PEN Ukraine’s Unbreakable Libraries project.
Our Generation Reader campaign will give a African young people access to the brand-new books they need to unlock their potential.
Rageh Omaar will present our appeal on 11th and 15th June. It will focus on his experiences of seeing the power of books in Somaliland.
We work around the world where people need books.
We provide books for all ages and reading abilities – and we’ve funded the purchase of 182,972 local books since 2017.
Books give people power. They transform how people see themselves and the world around them. But millions of people are forced to live without books. We’re here to change that.
Ahmed Makkour in Syria
The cost of a book could be $100. That $100 could be a month’s worth of food for a whole family.
Mustafe Osman Abdi in Somaliland
Education is light. The library brought us light.
Monica in Ghana
If someone said ‘oh books are not important’ I would tell that person she is out of her mind!
Francisca in Ghana
When I take the books out and read it’s like I’m talking to my friend.
Emmanuel Juma in Uganda
For those of us that have gone to school and studied and read books, there will be hope.
Florence, teacher in Ghana
Before the donation from Book Aid International, frankly, we didn’t have any books.