27 Jun '11, 2am

South Africa Mobile Library Project

South Africa Mobile Library Project

What are some of the activities that the South Africa Mobile Library Project do? The mobile libraries visit schools in remote areas bringing books to teachers and children who would otherwise not have access to such learning materials. Education is a fundamental building-block for creating better opportunities. The children start to learn alphabet reading and writing in their mother language during grade 1-2, and start to learn English in grade 3. The acquisition and development of English is very important for them, and it can be reinforced through English book reading. However, in the remote villages in South Africa, many of the schools still do not have libraries, and most parents cannot afford books for children.

Full article: http://www.mhisham.org/?p=2240

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