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Lydia's story

A library as a lifeline

The small community library in Lydia's village is a lifeline for her, but like too many women around the world, her family does not always support her. This is her story.   

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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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Francisca's story

Francisca’s future

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

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Edna's story

Education and activism

Following a career as a nurse-midwife, Edna turned her attention to training the next generation of healthcare professionals.

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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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