Nigeria Projects

Akokwa Library Project (Adaobi Obijiaku and Nkechi Howell) - Nigeria

Since 1989, Akokwa American Development Association (AADA) has devoted its efforts to the betterment of the town of Akokwa, in Imo State, Nigeria, the home of its founders.  Political and economic instability in Nigeria have continued to weaken the country’s infrastructure and the education sector is no exception to this. Although there has been noticeable improvement to the access of education in Akokwa, the quality of the education is still lacking.  A deficiency in learning tools and…

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…