An extract from the report: After getting the replacement of the Assistant Librarian/ IT Trainer, work has been running very smoothly with the cooperation of Erickson Kiboni Ruwa the Assistant Librarian and IT Tutor. We received the new African story books and they have a very big impact to the young readers. The library is […]
An extract from the report: The library remains a very important facility to most students. During the national teachers’ strike most students had to use the library as an education centre as they had no where to go. In the course of these three months, October and November were very busy months compared to December […]
After two years of drought, there has been a devastating amount of rainfall on coastal Kenya, particularly affecting the Malindi province, where Kakuyuni school is based. The ceiling of Kakuyuni library has collapsed, damaging books and endangering those who enter the building: it is closed for the foreseeable future until the problems have been fixed. […]
Lucy Evans, one of the Akili trustees, visited Kenya in May 2011. She was delighted to see the progress that both libraries have made in improving the library environments.
You will be able to see the mural painted on the wall at Dabaso and the renovated makuti shelters in the beautiful garden at Kakuyuni.
Both libraries are being very well used with constantly increasing reader numbers.
Publicity statement March 2011 The Akili Trust is a British charity set up to develop community libraries in rural Kenya. We have NGO status in Kenya as ‘Akili Community Libraries’, where we now have two established and fully functioning libraries in Kilifi District, and a third about to be set up in a secondary school. […]