The Liberian Books Project is a sustainable development project for Liberia.Under the project, the programs of recycling books, building libraries, providing educational resources, and delivering renewable energy to Liberia are synchronized into one cohesive effort of sustainable support for Liberian schools.
Book Collection of Tier I books in Deteroit, MI
In the Recycling Books phase of the Liberian Books Project, college campus organizations partner with the Liberian Literacy Foundation by volunteering to collect 1,000 used college textbooks each academic year.The model utilized is to identify 40 student leaders, each collecting 25 used textbooks during the academic year as a service learning activity.The project also asks the alumni associations of each participating college to join us as we work to achieve the goals of the UN Sustainable Development Goals of 2030 by donating one used textbook for every graduating student each year, or sponsoring one of 50 packing boxes on each campus….read more
Concept Library with wind turbine
Proceeds gained from the Recycling Books component of the Liberian Books Project pay for services and materials to ensure that learners have a place of learning that is structurally sound and environmentally safe.In partnership with local communities, literacy centers are provided new and gently used books collected from donors.Computers, school science laboratory equipment, internet access and other technological tools are made available to accelerate and enrich the learning experience….read more
Computer donated to a school in Liberia
In a country with an illiteracy rate approaching 80 percent within some segments of the population, teachers must be the vanguard of any universal effort to address illiteracy.More than fourteen years of civil conflict has deprived Liberian teachers of the most basic training necessary to be successful in the classroom.Under the Educational Resources phase of the Liberian Books Project, Teacher Training and Literacy Tutor Training are two scholarships created to combat illiteracy in Liberia….read more
Liberia’s geographical location allows for maximum use of oceanic winds flowing into Liberia from the Atlantic Ocean, while its proximity to the equator allows many hours of sunlight as a much-needed source of energy to power solar electrical units.Under the Renewable Energy phase of the Liberian Books Project, wind, solar, and other forms of renewable electricity are employed to maintain a consistent availability of electrical power on which computers and other technological instruments of learning are wholly dependent….read more