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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 Oct 15
200 books borrowed. 400 children playing on the playground. Every day.😝 - Kenyan schools are closed since February. Our libraries are keeping everyone busy - librarians and library members alike.
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Just be a Child Sep 15
Konnie Huq, upcoming libraries and a spot of fundraising. Another busy month. 😄 - Konnie Huq is talking about JBAC, we review our work on the two upcoming libraries in the UK and Kenya and we share link to our fundraising campaign.
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Just be a Child Sep 13
The British presenter and author talks about how your kind book donations help us build libraries in Kenya. Here is the link. Enjoy and share:
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Just be a Child Sep 11
Help us raise out target. Without you our Library in 2021 is in serious jeopardy. Share, like, donate if you can.
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Just be a Child Aug 21
We are shipping again - 1 September 2020, from 8.30am. If you want to help please email info@justbeachild.com
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Just be a Child Aug 15
Shipping, Mobilising Volunteers and Getting Funded 👍 - Things are looking up for us. Two new libraries are about to leave the UK and volunteers are lining up to help: in the UK and in Kenya.
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Just be a Child Jul 15
Covid-19 affecting Kenya, UK and JBAC - Striking a blow to all of us, but looking for the silver lining as always.
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Just be a Child Jun 15
Get to know our UK force behind JBAC. - Get to know our UK force behind JBAC. - In the last issue we celebrated the Kenyan volunteers, in this one we are turning our attention to the UK fans, volunteers and supporters.
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Just be a Child May 17
Nominate our charity for a chance to win a £1,000 - charity no: 1153532, type: of educational. Please share the link with as many as you can. Thank you so much.
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Just be a Child May 15
Exceptional people behind JBAC - have 100s of volunteers. In the UK and Kenya, but it in Kenya the concept is new and we want to share the stories of just three of amazing people. Join our ranks - do something great for you and your community.
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Just be a Child Apr 15
Imagination. Innovation. Resilience. - We are lucky our communities and people that we work with possess all three. We are proud of our partners, the work we do together and how we much stronger we get as we grow older.
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The Comet Mar 26
Stevenage mayor issues message of support at this ‘unprecedented time’
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Just be a Child Mar 26
Let’s get on board
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Just be a Child Mar 26
let’s get on board. We are very thankful to everyone working for the NHS.
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Just be a Child Mar 15
Pretty Busy March; in both countries - in this issue read all about how Installing playgrounds, Saturday Clubbing and organising fundraising events is keeping us pretty busy. And it will only get busier.....
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Just be a Child Mar 8
Another playground was successfully installed today. This time in Kinondo, Kwale, Kenya. Lots of women turned out to help, which is very fitting. Especially today.
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Just be a Child Mar 1
Rotary Clubs across UK are coming up with ways to support us. They donate funds, provide contacts, collect books, supply manpower but also devising new, innovative and inspirational ways of collaboration. We are very grateful to you all.
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Just be a Child Feb 15
Money, money, money and some of the people behind JBAC. - We share how our three new libraries are being funded, how much work Stevenage Mayor is doing for us and we ask you for a car. No don't worry, not a real car....
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Just be a Child Feb 10
We are happy to report that the Homa Bay libraries are nearing completion and are looking great. What a wonderful space to read.
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Just be a Child Feb 9
In aid of the Stevenage Mayor’s charities the girls’ choir from Longmeadow Primary are practicing hard.
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