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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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Dr Penninah's story

A career shaped by books

As head of the library department at Amref International University in Kenya, Dr. Penninah Musangi shares how books have shaped her life and why they are so important to the medical students studying at the university.

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Aaron's story

Expanding education with books

Aaron grew up in rural Kenya with little access to books or education. Now a qualified nurse, Aaron is using books to further his studies and meet the needs of his local community.

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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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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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Francisca's story

Francisca’s future

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

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Stories from near and far

Virginia grew up without children's books but became an author - and she believes in the power of books.

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