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Hand-over ceremony of 4 Mobile Library and 34,000 books to Free State. (12/31/2014)

Sapesi and the Free State Department of Education organised a hand-over ceremony in Bloemfontein. In 2014, the Free State Department of Education will, with this reinforcement, have a fleet of 11 buses including one stand-by vehicle for emergencies.

Arrival of 6 Mobile Library buses

On June 29, the car-carrier “Sunshine Ace” of our shipping Partner MOL, arrived in Durban, transporting 6 Mobile Library units, namely 3 for Mpumalanga DoE, each one for Free State and Gauteng DoEs, and the East Rand NGO Ekufundzeni. These buses were delivered safely to these destinations after custom clearance.

Free State: New challenge – from quantitative to qualitative (12/31/2014)

Most of the Mobile Libraries in the Free State are now providing a service to 40 schools per bus, covering 362 schools, which is a third of all their schools without libraries.

Global children’s book support to South Africa (12/31/2013)

The majority of the books required for the Mobile Libraries are children’s books – in their mother tongue and in English. The more schools the buses visit, the more books are required in order to rotate the stock between the schools.