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Puleni's story

A lifetime of reading

For Puleni, books have been a life-long companion. He shared with us the impact that reading has had on his life and his hopes for younger readers in Malawi.

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Hay Festival 2024

Find out more about our event at Hay Festival this month, where our Vice Patron, Lord Paul Boateng will be joined in conversation by writers Elif Shafak and Priscilla Morris

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Emilina's story

Lighting up education

Emilina is a mother of five from rural Malawi. Here she tells us how access to a combined book and solar lamp library has been helping her son in his studies.

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Ridwan's story

Sharing knowledge

For Ridwan, having access to brand-new books is making a huge difference to her and the medical students she teaches. This is her story.

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Attracting new readers

Hear from our Head of Programmes, Samantha Sokoya, about our 2023/24 Community Reading Award Winners!

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Lessons in Literacy

Our East Africa Representative James shares his reflections from the Pan-African Literacy for All conference.

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A shared ambition

Hear from Heidi Mulvey, Head of Community Engagement at Cambridge University Press & Assessment, about why her company is committed to supporting Book Aid International's work.

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