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Briska-Books for Ga’anda and Lala Districts (Sekenwa Briska, Catherine Martignacco) - Nigeria
Project Goal: $16,400
Current Progress: $14,410 (88.00%)
Project Start: 11/01/2011Donate Now
Ga’anda and Lala are Districts in Nigeria in a remote area far away from local government headquarters with bad, inaccessible roads. There are several villages without primary schools. The few primary schools in the area really need to be equipped with libraries and books for students and teachers to ensure quality education. It was only in recent years that junior high and senior high schools were established. The need for libraries and books for teachers and students has become necessary especially for junior and senior high schools. Preparing students for colleges and universities has been poorly achieved due to lack of sufficient educational materials. Both teachers and students need these materials to help them in developing and empowering of the future generation.
Secondly, Brønnum Lutheran Seminary (BLS) was recently upgraded to degree program, and it needs to be equipped with current theological and religious books to replace outdated materials in the library. The Seminary also plans to establish a masters’ degree program in the near future to meet the Christian educational need of the growing population of Christian community in the north eastern Nigeria and West Africa as whole.
Education is the bedrock of sustainable development; it empowers the disadvantaged to acquire knowledge and skills for self-sustaining, self-governing, and freedom in finding meaning in life and the society. We appeal for your contribution of any amount that will help send this shipment to Gaanda-Lala, Nigeria. Your generosity would be very much appreciated.
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- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- AASDO Mission –Library Development Project (Dr. Abebe Kebede) - Ethiopia
- Project Hadinet (Unity): Books for High Schools in Tigray (Daniel Woldu, Hermila Yifter, Rahwa Buzayene) - Ethiopia
- Agape Books: Delivering Hope - Ethiopia
- Fincha Elementary School Library Project (Emebet Fekadu and Nigussie Abate) - Ethiopia
- The African Promise (Azi Teklemariam) - Ethiopia
- Books for Rural Ethiopia (Kebede Gessesse, Dr. Abiy Mekoya, M.D.) - Ethiopia
- Books for the Remote Village of Wekin, Ethiopia (Wyn & Sunny Ray) - Ethiopia
- Partnership for Literacy – One Million Books for Oromia (Jote Taddese) - Ethiopia
- EBS TV Helen Show project (Helen Mesfin, Asratie Teferra) - Ethiopia
- Sierra Leone
- South Sudan
- Books for Northern Uganda Schools - Uganda
- Books For Uganda's Orphans: One for Two project (Seth Eggessa) - Uganda
- Community Library for Masaka District (Ugandan Rural Community Support Foundation) - Uganda
- Book by Book Literacy Project (Peace Corps Uganda) - Uganda
- Uganda School for the Deaf (Jim Radosevich) - Uganda
Make no mistake, there are hundreds and thousands of people [in Africa], young and old, who aspire to an education so that they can become their own agents of change and lead themselves out of the trap of poverty that has kept them down for much too long.- His Excellency Welile Nhlapo, South African Ambassador to the U.S.