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Eletina’s story

“Reading has made me somebody”

Eletina dreams of being an Oncologist when she's older, and the brand new books in her library are helping her to achieve that dream.

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Mayol's story

Escaping civil war

Mayol is a refugee. He dreams of returning home and building peace in South Sudan - and books in his school are helping him get there.

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Edna's story

Education and activism

Following a career as a nurse-midwife, Edna turned her attention to training the next generation of healthcare professionals.

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Omar's story

A Syrian childhood

Omar lives with his family in Syria. Civillians there live under the constant threat, but books offer Omar an escape.

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Mohamed's story

Reading behind bars

For the past two years, Mohamed has been the librarian in charge a prison library filled with brand new books.

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Alfred’s story

A child’s right to education

Meet Alfred, a parent and teacher who sees daily how brand-new books impact the lives of his students.

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Anne's story

Empowering girls

Madame Anne knows that books can empower girls to follow their dreams.

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