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Books Drive For Africa

Civil wars throughout Africa have left countless number of children without education. From the Western to the Eastern Coast, from the North Coast to the South children are the primary victims of civil upheavals and political ambitions that are dominated by few people in power. How can we "Africans" in developed countries assist those of our brothers and sisters are who are left in these situations?

One way we can help is by sending assistance in the form of educational supplies and funds to help those children attain the proper education which is their "legal right."

The Book Drive For Africa" is an initiative organized by Jenkins Macedo-a senior student of Worcester State College to help address the educational gaps for students in Liberia and other parts of Africa. Over the year (2008-2009), I have been able to collect used books, textbooks and other educational materials to be shipped to rural areas in Liberia. I have collected about 7 barrels of books. The barrels contain books from Primary, middle and high school textbooks as well as books for college students. It my vision to set up a community resource center in a rural area in Liberia that will benefit from these educational supplies. If funding is not available to set up a community resource center, the materials will be donated to a local community-base organization that will use the materials to benefit the local community members.


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