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Jane's story

Books, bumps and babies

Jane reads to her unborn baby in a mother and baby unit in Kenya. Read why she believes it's important for both mother and baby.

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Ruth's story

Ruth’s light library

Ruth tells us why the library in her school, which is giving her access to both books and solar lights, is so important to her.

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Yvonne's story

Beating the odds in Kakuma Refugee Camp

Yvonne shares her story of how she used books to succeed in school, support her fellow refugees and is now hoping for a brighter future.

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Dalia's story

Flying away with books

Like many people living in West Bank, 17-year-old Dalia's life can be unpredictable. Read why she finds solace in books.

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Timothy's story

Timothy’s dreams

Timothy is a small boy with big dreams. Find out why he thinks books are going to help him achieve them.

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Francisca's story

Francisca’s future

Francisca believes that having books in her school is the key to success.

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Habiba's story

Finding peace in books

Habiba fled Afghanistan alone with her two children. Now books are helping her build a new future.

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