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Global Literacy Project, Inc. (GLP), is a nonprofit and tax-exempt organisation that runs projects against illiteracy in Africa, South Asia and the Caribbean. You will find information about their projects, about illiteracy statistics and other links. African countries that benefitted from the program up till now: Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Swaziland. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
"Worldreader.org’s mission is to make digital books available to all in the developing world". A pilot project was initiated in Ghana. The website offers you information and reports on the project. [editors ilissAfrica]
Project that collect books in the USA to ship them to different (school) libraries in Africa. Countries that received books so far: Botswana, Cameroon, Lesotho, Malawi, Nigeria, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. [editors ilissAfrica]
"Books for Africa" collects and ships books to Africa in order to "end the book famine" there. On their homepage you will find information on all their activities. [editors ilissAfrica]
This NGO supports the creation of community libraries in Uganda in order to encourage literacy, reading culture and education. You will find some literature references, some interesting articles, and a "Manual for Village Librarians". [editors ilissAfrica]
This blog gives you the hitherto most comprehensive information on the conference. The blog was first created for the "6th Pan African Reading For All Conference" (2009). You will find information concerning the conference, the programme and some fulltexts of papers presented at the conference. For the 7th conference see: http://www.pan-africanconference.ira-affiliates.org. See here, too, for a summary of the 6th and 4th conference: http://www.reading.org/downloads/international/6th_Panafrican_conference.pdf and http://www.ifla.org/files/literacy-and-reading/publications/fourth-pan-african-summary.pdf. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Biblionef organises book donations for schools and the like. The focus is on South African language books. Biblionef also commissions publishers to publish books, mainly translations from already existing English or Afrikaans books. The website offers publication lists of these books as well as a newsletter (somewhat hidden under "Books" and then the link "Book Shelf" on the very right hand side of the site)....