Libraries without Borders

Since 2007, Libraries Without Borders has worked to bring knowledge and information to those who are most in need. Libraries are simultaneously excellent places for personal growth and collective development. However, they are too often absent where they could have the most impact.

Because lack of access to information is an important driver of inequality in today’s world, they work in 23 languages, in 50 countries across the globe, and have curated more than 28,000 sources of knowledge and information. These allow them to address some of the most important issues of our world today : education, health, employment, citizenship, environment and sustainability, disability, and technology.

Their work stands halfway between a humanitarian NGO that intervenes in the most difficult situations and a social enterprise that helps local and national governments diffuse knowledge where it is most needed. The diversity of their actions is their strength. Every day, they strive to give everyone the capacity to be free and autonomous, and to make decisions that help realize their aspirations.

We are associated with their action My Book Bag which aims to offer two books in French, two more in their mother tongue and a free librairy access pass to refugee children arriving in France. We aim, thanks to you, to offer ten of those bags to children once the goal is reached!

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