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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 Feb 18
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Just be a Child Feb 18
sent us her wonderful books from her Northbrooke High Series. We loved them and I’m sure the teens in Kenya will love them too. Thank you Pia.
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Just be a Child Feb 17
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Just be a Child Feb 13
Please help us build a new storage to house the 1000s of books for Just be a Child via MyDonate
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Just be a Child Feb 12
The art lessons keep on getting better and better and finally i can say that this children are showing a great deal of improvement in their creative thinking. Before we had to tell them what to do, these days, very...
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Just be a Child Feb 10
Our second meeting with the Shimba Hills community was a success. Meet the committee members selected by the community itself. We have now identified the location of our project and the way forward is very clear, thanks to this group of dedicated individuals.
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Just be a Child Feb 8
Come and join us at our quiz night and help us build our own storage place.
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Just be a Child Feb 6
The generosity and kind words about our work are always so humbling to us. We couldn't do what we do without books (well and money of course) so please keep sending them to us. Oh and they don't have to be just for kids. We take all kinds.
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Just be a Child Feb 6
donated her wonderful Magic Kitten books. We loved them and just couldn't put them down, but they will get to Shimba Hills Kenya. We promise. . Thank you Sue.
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Just be a Child Feb 6
We are as proud to be building two libraries at Ndhiwa and Kabondo Kasipul as the Homa Bay County Kenya. This will be an amazing partnership for us and the opportunity to deliver books to even...
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Just be a Child Feb 5
We are grateful to all the young volunteers from for their help in organising our latest library shipment. 🥰
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Just be a Child Feb 2
We need children books for all ages please. If you live in or near Stevenage and have children books you'd like to donate please email info@justbeachild.com Thank you.
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Just be a Child Feb 1
£125 received from the Follett Trust. The money will go towards our 2019 Young Writer Competition in Kenya. Great stuff. Thank you.
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Just be a Child Jan 31
The Comet Newspaper published this about us (): Stevenage charity’s fundraising quiz night for library to support...
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Just be a Child Jan 30
Winning story of our 3rd Young Writer Competition - Read Emmaculate's story and be inspired to write. Keep an...
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Just be a Child Jan 29
generous donation of uniformed boxes worth £1,500 will help us load our Shimba Hill's 40ft container in record time. Thank you. 45,000 books heading to Kenya in May. We can't wait. 😄
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Just be a Child Jan 28
The boys sit and contemplate - to read, to play or to create? What wonderful choices they have now. Help us, in whichever way you can, provide more children with books, toys and crafts. Thank you.
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Just be a Child Jan 28
just promised to supply us with all the boxes we need to send this year's library to Kenya. And next year's and next year's and.... Amazing isn't it? 🥰
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Just be a Child Jan 28
just agreed to donate all the boxes we need to ship the 40,000 books to Kenya. They will do so this year, and the next and the next ...... Amazing. 🥰
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Just be a Child Jan 28
I know that when I lift another up, I am lifted too, because I am part of something bigger than myself.
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