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Just be a Child
inspires Kenyan children to read by creating and supporting community run libraries made from 40ft shipping containers
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Just be a Child 5h
Replying to @GEMReport
Hi. We build libraries in Kenya from converted containers and donated books from the UK. We would love to build a library or two in the Kenyan refugee camps. Would you know who we need to speak to? Thank you.
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Just be a Child 5h
Preparations for our 4th Kenyan library are hotting up. If you live near Stevenage and can spare at least an hour on 3/6 from 8am to help us load the 40ft container please email info@justbeachild.com We would love 💖 your help.
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Just be a Child Apr 19
Replying to @team_kenya
Amazing stuff.
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Just be a Child Apr 17
We made it into latest issue. Read all about us. Share and enjoy.
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Just be a Child Apr 15
Preparation. Preparation and hope for the best. - In this issue take a look at what our Saturday Club accomplished, how...
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Just be a Child Apr 13
Our quarterly meeting with Malalani Community Library Committee Members was a success. A lot was discussed pertaining the betterment of this wonderful community. "On the behalf of Malalani community, we would like...
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Just be a Child Apr 12
Thank you so much for making this happen.
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Just be a Child Apr 11
A few volunteers came together and cleaned up the Malalani Library. We did some dusting and rearrangement of the books. The schools will be closed soon and we expect children to be visiting us in plenty this coming short holidays
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Just be a Child Apr 8
Tune in to @BBCThreeCounties Radio at 9pm UK time and listen to our interview with Nana Akua. We will talk about Shimba Hills library, warehouse construction, donations and the wonderful people we work with. Listen. Enjoy. Share.
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Just be a Child Apr 8
Tune in to at 9pm UK time to listen to Nana Akua talking to JBAC about all the wonder projects and the people that we work with. Listen. Share. Spread the word.
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Just be a Child Apr 8
I love when us charities work together: we needed chairs for our and needed to make space in their warehouse. A small church group from Aylesbury needed to send stuff to Zambia. We all met up in Hitchin and exchanged the items.
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Just be a Child Apr 7
In response to our call for authors we have received this from Mo Kerr - 'I would love to'. But there is more - Mo published a...
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Just be a Child Apr 5
Read all about us on page 6 as kindly printed our warehouse appeal.
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Just be a Child Apr 4
We are catching up to the big boys. You can now text BOOK to 70085 to donate £5 to us. 🥳
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Just be a Child Apr 3
Cute, but as Ann says, whatever we get the children to make it almost always ends up on their heads. Whether is intend to do so or not.
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Just be a Child Apr 1
Calling all published authors. Help us tell our young library users what writing means to you. Get in touch to participate in our ‘talking heads’ video.
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Just be a Child Mar 30
It deserves its own issue. I promise. - Zodwa a lady born in Malawi, now working in Japan, but never forgetting her roots. She wrote this about us:
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Just be a Child Mar 29
Local teacher remembers what she played with as a child. Our library children enjoyed it too.
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Just be a Child Mar 29
Do I need to say more?
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Just be a Child Mar 27
While in Chidzangoni Julius is getting reading lesson from the children, under the watchful eye of Silas, in Dzunga Emma is reading to the group. That's what we like to see 🤩 — feeling proud
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