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There are many primary and secondary schools in the villages that surround the new Nyerere Library and Community Resource Center. All of these schools lack enough of the government-issued textbooks needed so that each student can read their lessons, study, and do their homework. Right now they do their best sharing the available books—sometimes twenty or more sharing a single book for a subject. We think they deserve better.
The Nyerere Library was built with rooms specifically designed to store and distribute textbooks for the local schools; all we need now is the money to buy them. We're starting with the two Nyegina primary schools, which are just across a path from the Library. These two schools need a total 5,642 books (to add to their current supply of 1,085) in order to have one book for each of their 1,127 students in each of their subjects. Just $30 adds a book for each grade, K-7. Please give as generously as you can to help improve the educational opportunities for these Tanzanian students.