Oboch Community Resource Centre project

The centre is an idea built on a partnership between school, Church and community, a first project of its kind in the district. Run as a Social Enterprise by the newly formed, elected committee the centre will have a school library available to the community after school time, an IT suite for teacher training and for use as a community training/cyber cafe venue, a training/general meeting room for gatherings, drop ins and clinics and a large kitchen with dining area that will offer lunchtime meals to children and be used as a catering training venue for women. … [Read more...]

A library in a box

The Buriton-based Village-to-Village charity has launched a new initiative to help schoolchildren in the far north of Ghana’s Central Region. Every£2 raised can provide a new book for a new School Library initiative. There are very few supplementary reading books in schools at present – but they can make a huge difference to children’s opportunities to learn English at an early age. This can open the door to all subsequent learning of other subjects – and to a route out of poverty. There is great enthusiasm in all of the local schools to develop a Library facility– even if the library is in a … [Read more...]

Kadzinuni needs reading glasses.

The Friends of Kadzinuni want to distribute reading glasses to the Kadzinuni community in Kenya so that many more people can take advantage of the well stocked community library. If you have some spare ones, please get in touch with them on their website. … [Read more...]