African Library Project

Unverified non-profit organisation

The African Library Project is an American NGO dedicated to improving literacy in Africa. The Project works with volunteers in African communities to create small libraries for African schools and villages.

The organisation collects books from children in the United States through book drives organised by volunteer schools and NGOs. The books are shipped directly to communities in Africa which request them.

To date, the Project has established 375 libraries in eight African countries, and has collected more than 375,000 books.


Year established


Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

Less than 500,000

Further information

About this organisation

Partnership types

Provision of goods

Regions / countries / territories

Americas: United States

Global issues

Community development; Education and training; Information and all (4)

Goods categories

Books & audiovisual