what we do
We create and support Libraries & Learning Centres in poor but aspirational Kenyan communities,
and foster a culture of education and self-development,
because we believe that with inspiration, knowledge and hope every community can lead themselves out of poverty.
We aim to create at least one Library & Learning Centre every year. We also build libraries on behalf of other organisations and distribute books to applicants.
Each Library & Learning Centre contains 5,000 books, learning material, many toys and games and arts and crafts material.
Every Library & Learning Centre costs £15,000 and is made out of a converted shipping container.
We collect in excess of 10,000 books for readers of all ages. We also need toys, games, jigsaw puzzles, pencils and much more. Oh, some furniture is also needed.
We choose our community very carefully and with their help convert the 40ft container into a fully operational Library & Learning Centre. We also build libraries on behalf of other organisations.
We continue to be engaged with all our community partners through games, lessons, advice and assistance.
Our Libraries & Learning Centres, librarians and community teachers inspire children to learn by introducing interactive, inclusive and encouraging forms of education.