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George's story

Learning after lockdown

16 year old George Osafo lives in Ghana. George usually studies at his school library, but from May to October 2020 it was closed due to the virus. Read why he believes books are key to his future.

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Florence's story

Igniting a hunger for learning

Florence is a teacher in Northern Ghana. She's using books to ignite a new hunger for learning.

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Rita's story

Breaking the cycle of poverty

Rita never got to go to school - so she can't read or write. But with the help of books you help to send, she's helping her daughter Mary build a brighter future.

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Fikanayo's story

Empowering midwives

Fikanayo won't accept a future where women don't have healthcare. She's using books to educate the next generation of nurses and midwives.

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Tofiro's story

Books as seeds for change

In rural Zimbabwe, women are using books to take charge of their families' futures.

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Ringing in the New Year

As we begin 2022, our Chief Executive Alison Tweed reflects on what we learned last year and on the opportunities and challenges…

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