Oundle School sends one tonne of books to Africa

Oundle School has sent its first delivery of books and equipment to Books2Africa, an international non-governmental organisation that collects and distributes books and educational materials to equip students and establish libraries within classrooms, schools and communities across Africa.

Sunday, 25th June 2017, 9:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 11:22 am
One tonne of books bound for Africa.

Head of charities and history teacher, Ian Clark, delivered over 1,500 books in 75 boxes in addition to some sports equipment. A Silent Disco in May raised money to pay for transportation.

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Due to syllabus changes, a large volume of textbooks are starting to become obsolete. Traditionally, these textbooks would have been collected and then ‘pulped’. However, Oundle School has set itself a goal to collect as many as possible and 
donate them to Books2Africa.

One tonne of books bound for Africa.
One tonne of books bound for Africa.