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New Community Library on the edge of Mgahinga National Park

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Omushana is working closely with the local community at Mgahinga on the south-western border of Uganda to introduce a reading culture to their children.

The staff and pupils of Gisozi Primary School have been incredibly enthusiastic, creating a reading and IT library on site.

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We've been working hard to bring them lots of story books, and it's just been announced that the British Foreign Schools Society (BFSS) have awarded us a grant to allow this to happen!

 

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We have big plans for 2020, including the opening of the library; the introduction of our “book box” project; and a reading promotion seminar aimed at teachers to encourage them and their pupils to have fun with books. Later in the year we will add laptops and IT training and employ a librarian.

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Exciting times are ahead for the thousands of children that will be able to benefit from these new resources!




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