How was Imogen's experience in Madagascar?
I stayed at the Madagascar Bookfeeding Project for two weeks from September 22nd - October 9th 2015. The weather was hot but not unbearable and it only rained once. I was travelling as a solo female and experienced nothing but kindness during my seven...Read more.
Koguta Library - three floors, all open!
Some of you might remember that in April this year one of our volunteers started a library in Koguta area about an hour ride from Kisumu town in Kenya. In September our volunteer came back to finish and improve the library with few computers and many many books.Read more.
Volunteer's experience - Cynthia Chanoine
Cynthia spent few weeks volunteering at our library in Madagascar. What do you think about the way she experienced the local lifestyle of this remote and poor but traditional and happy Malagasy village? She planted vegetable garden for volunteers and started her own project to sort waste and reuse all that can be reused and recycled! Get inspired and start your own project in the village or continue with one of the old ones.Read more.
After finishing our new library in Likoni, Mombasa, our volunteer Alena has moved to the other side of Kenya to finish what she had started earlier this year. Yes, we raised more funds and received donation of 10 laptops and decided to reconstruct the second floor of our library and create a computer centre there.Read more.
How we build libraries? Step by step experience from the co-founder of Bookfeeding Project
Our library is in Likoni - a very poor slum area just a 'ferry ride' from Mombasa Island. I already have done one project here so I am a bit familiar with the area and I also know many people here. Therefore it wasn't that difficult to find the perfect spot for our next library.Read more.
From a little talk to 1000ks of books for Kenya
How a conversation on the plane led to more than 2000 books for two Bookfeeding libraries in Kenya? Have a read about Carolin and how she met a nice lady who told us about the Books Abroad charity, which is now sending us two pallets of books!Read more.
Letter writing – Pen-pals
Have you ever had a pen-pal? Do you remember how exciting it always was to get a new handwritten letter from them? Are you still in touch with them? And when have you received your last handwritten letter? When was the last time you wrote one? We are happy to introduce this old-style but still cool meeting technique to our projects!Read more.
Kat Knapp - Volunteering in Madagascar
We recently published an article written by one of our volunteers, here is another one from her series 'Volunteer in Madagascar'. Have a read and discover the beauties of volunteering in a rural area of Madagascar for an organization that is fully and truly non profit.Read more.