Nigeria

Hunmuani Alaga High School Library Project (Martin Akinseye) - Nigeria

Martin Akinseye invites you to help raise funds to purchase books to fill the empty shelves at The Hunmuani Alaga High School in Nigeria, Africa. The school just completed construction of a new library to serve their students during the weekdays, and books will be available to community members on weekends. Martin came to the United States in 1997, and has owned an African import shop, Simba Craftware, at the Midtown Global Market more than a decade.  He has also taught African-drumming lessons…

The Ibadan Library Project (The Librarians Educational Advancement Foundation) - Nigeria

Due to lean government allocation towards education  and the mismanagement of existing infrastructures, public school students are denied access to essential learning resources most especially books. Our desire is to therefore equip libraries in public schools within the Ibadan metropolis with books needed to support their education and promote the culture of reading among high school students.  This project will help to bridge knowledge inequality by giving public school students access to…

Youth Development Centre (YDC) Library Project - Nigeria

Ekpene geographical area consists of eight local government areas in Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria. These are Ikot Ekpene, Essien Udim, Ika, Oruk Anam, Etim Ekpo, Ukanafun, Abak, and Obot Akara. The 2006 Nigerian Bureau of Census shows Ikot Ekpene geographical region to have a population of 1.1 million and 70% is young adults. This group has a large potential to contribute to the development of the region if there is a forum for obstacles and challenges the group faces such as cultism, violent…

Nigeria Pallet Plan

You can sponsor school and library books to your home region in Nigeria via the Books For Africa Nigeria Warehouse. Books For Africa will ship one pallet carrying 28 boxes (approximately 1,000 books) in a container received at the Books For Africa Port Harcourt, Nigeria warehouse. Steps for procurement: The cost is $1,000 per pallet, paid to Books For Africa - payment may be made online or mailed to BFA's Administrative headquarters (address below) You will connect the Books For Africa office…