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We need Nepali language books for our wonderful community library. $5 will buy a book ( or even 2!). $50 will buy a whole shelf of books. G


The Yusef Abubaker Memorial Library in Sangachok Nepal is a spacious room full of books in Nepali and English. Only 57% of adult Nepali are literate.People are unaccustomed to reading with their children.

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We are a New Zealand registered charity providing improved early years education and community resilience in rural Nepal.

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Update for 12/04/2010  12 April 2010

Enormous thanks go to Susan Henderson for the funding of a librarian for the Sangachok library! We still need more books. Fund a Nepali language book for as little as NZ$ 5!

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This campaign started on 12 Aug 2010 and ended on 12 Aug 2011.