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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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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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Veronica's story

Enjoying fine stories

Veronica loves to read whenever she can, but she also knows that reading can be the key to a brighter future.

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Dalitso's story

Reading day and night

The more Dalitso reads the better he does at school. Here he tells us how greater access to books is helping him with his education.

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Yvonne's Story

Books to build a brighter future

During the worst of the Liberian civil war Yvonne set up the WE-CARE library to provide a space for children to read and learn. This is her story.

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Fabiola's Story

Supporting girls’ education with books

Girls like Fabiola face huge challenges to gaining an education – but with books, she is making her dreams a reality. Read her story.

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Ugbaad's story

Books building dreams

20 year old Ugbaad is studying for her first degree, and she’s fallen in love with reading at her local library. This is her story.

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