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Rosemary's story

An opportunity to read

Rosemary has always loved books. It's this love that has led her to her role in her school library alongside teaching, and it's what she believes is the key to a bright future.

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A year to remember

In 2022, we supported new countries, welcomed volunteers and sent more than one million books. In this blog our Chief Executive reflects on the year, and on what lies ahead.

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Dr Penninah's story

A career shaped by books

As head of the library department at Amref International University in Kenya, Dr. Penninah Musangi shares how books have shaped her life and why they are so important to the medical students studying at the university.

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Aaron's story

Expanding education with books

Aaron grew up in rural Kenya with little access to books or education. Now a qualified nurse, Aaron is using books to further his studies and meet the needs of his local community.

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Lydia's story

A library as a lifeline

The small community library in Lydia's village is a lifeline for her, but like too many women around the world, her family does not always support her. This is her story.   

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Stepping into a challenge

Caroline has two great passions in life: books and walking. Hear why she combined the two to take on a 1,500 km challenge throughout 2022.

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