African Library Book Drive
Brightening Education in Africa:
Stevens-Henager College Strives to Open a Children’s Library in Ghana
BOISE, ID – Stevens-Henager College has partnered with the African Library Project to open a library in Ghana, Africa. We are collecting one-thousand gently used, or new pre-school to 4th grade books. Donations are to be dropped off at Stevens-Henager College, 1444 South Entertainment Ave., 2nd Floor, Boise, ID 83709. The drive will take place until January 31st, 2019.
The African Library Project partners with African schools and villages to start small libraries in African countries. To start these libraries, the ALP coordinates book drives in the United States and Canada. This project supports both children and adults to read and write in English, a language that is critical to their education. Because of poor access to reading materials, literacy tops out, even for teachers, at about the 8th grade US level in the rural areas in which the African Library Project works.
Education is the one way that any Ghanaian can improve their own life and life of their family. There are established schools in Ghana, but the lack of an adequate supply of books makes it impossible to learn more than what is presented in schools.
Stevens-Henager College is a nonprofit educational institution that offers degrees designed for employment. Students who attend our college enjoy small class sizes, caring instructors with relevant industry experience and career-focused learning.
“For over a 100 years, Stevens-Henager College has been solely focused on providing education and training to help people change and improve their lives. That’s what we’re all about! Changing lives is what drives our staff and faculty every day. We know that education, perhaps more than anything else, is the key to opportunity, growth, a building a better future. Providing educational resources beyond just our own colleges, like we’re doing with the project in Ghana, is simply another extension of our employee’s dedication to changing lives.” - Eric Juhlin, President of Stevens-Henager College
Please support our efforts to make a difference in African families lives by spreading the word of our book drive. You can find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for drive updates @Stevens-Henager.
1444 S Entertainment Ave.
Boise, ID 83709
Other Dates & Times
- All Day, Monday January 28 2019
- All Day, Saturday January 26 2019
- All Day, Sunday January 20 2019
- ? Show All
More Event Ideas
- More Community Events
- Friday, Feb 8, 2:00 PM
- Friday, Feb 1, 2:00 PM
- Saturday, Mar 2, 2:00 PM
- More Events on January 23, 2019
- Wednesday, Jan 23, 6:30 PM
- Good Vibrations Luxury Chair Massage Grand Opening Aug 7, 2018 at Good Vibrations Luxury Chair MassageWednesday, Jan 23, 10:00 AM
- Wednesday, Jan 23, 10:00 AM