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Hi all,

 

Does anyone have any helpful advice/experience regarding sending books to Africa?  If so could you please let me know.

 

Thanks,

Jen

 

From: Ann Hennigar [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 11:11 AM
To: Jennifer Richard
Subject: shipping books to Africa

 

Hi Jen,

 

Samuel (African Div student who works in stacks) was just asking me if I knew of an organization that sends books to Africa.  I said that I didn’t and that I thought it was expensive to ship them but I remember hearing at APLA in Saint John a few years ago that someone, I think in NF or Labrador perhaps, had made shipping arrangements (maybe using a shipping container?) to send books overseas at a reasonable cost.  Do you know anything about this?  if you have information Samuel would like to forward it to a friend of his who is teaching in a school in Ghana and is in need of books.

 

Ann