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Reaching street children

In this blog, our Head of Communications Emma reflects on how the power of books is helping street-connected children, and the adults who support them, change how their stories end.  

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Daniel's story

Lighting up young minds

Daniel is a student in a small school in Kanyera Village in Malawi. With the new books and solar lights available, he is able to read at home at night with the support of his grandma.

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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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Tinotenda's story

Learning something new

Libraries can be the only way many readers access books. That's why readers like Tinotenda value their local libraries so much.

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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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Francisca's story

Francisca’s future

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

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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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Anne's story

Empowering girls

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

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