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The impact of a royal visit

On October 31st Her Majesty The Queen visited a library we support in Nairobi. In this blog, our East Africa Representative James reflects on how the visit impacts on perceptions of the library.

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Libraries leading change

Ahmed runs the National Library in Somaliland. He's seen how increasing access to libraries has empowered communities and improved literacy rates.

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10 years of volunteering

Margaret has volunteered in our warehouse for over 10 years. She tells us why sharing the power of books matters to her.

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Reaching a generation of readers

Generation reader will reach 10 million young people across Africa by 2030. In this blog, our Chief Executive reflects on the campaign, and what it means to young people.

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Reflecting on 20 years of partnership  

Hear from Pan Macmillan Chief Operating Officer James Long about why his company is so committed to supporting our work, and about one very special recent book donation.

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Behind the warehouse doors

Dave, our shipping and warehouse supervisor, explains the logistics behind sending books from our London warehouse.

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