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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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Justin's story

Helping Justin become a lawyer

Justin is a refugee with ambitions plans. Find out how books are helping him make his dream a reality.

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Sharon's story

A better life through books

Sharon grew up in an informal community at the edge of Nairobi. Despite the challenges she faced, she knows the power books and perseverance can truly have.

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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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