We are a very small grassroots group of retired teachers, administrators, executives, students and more. Over 70 community volunteers sort and catalog donated books in our office space. We partner with Carr McLean and other businesses to help with labels, cards and library pockets.
We separate elementary, high school, university and other books to allocate them accordingly. School supplies and teacher resources are gathered and boxed.
To date, we have established 37 rural elementary school libraries. We have also supplied pastoral material and university books in Manzini.
We have purchased a set of books written for the elementary aged child that address the contraction of HIV/AIDS. These sets have been given to each of the school libraries and to many medical facilities.
Our goal is also to establish a cultural corner in each library. The Swaziland traditions and culture is deep and we want them to embrace their heritage. We are purchasing books in SiSwati for each of these libraries as well.
Visit our website: www.booksinhands.com We are seeking financial help to cover the cost of shipping a sea container in April 2016. Please help us to make this a reality.
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