An all volunteer organization, Libraries of Love has created libraries in

39 schools in Uganda
7 schools in Kenya

and reached more than

125,000 students since 2005.

More than 125,000 students have enjoyed reading books from Libraries of Love’s 46 libraries over a 16-year period. Students who attended the first nine schools which received libraries (13,000 students) have moved up to secondary schools, or have graduated from secondary. At these schools, a second “generation” of readers are now borrowing books. That has been one of our goals, younger brothers and sisters having the same access to books as their older siblings. We are thankful. It is a happening. All of our supporters make it happen.

Watch Behind Every Number There Is a Story, a video by U.S. Embassy Kampala that premiered at the National Forum on the State of the Ugandan Child. What will YOU do to make a better future for Uganda’s children?

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We have put together a tri-fold brochure that provides a review of Libraries of Love’s recent projects.

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Our Libraries

“A total of 65,000 children have had access to books thanks to our incredible volunteers and donors. Each is truly a library of love.”

“This library is a very big gift that will directly benefit us and our other brothers and sisters in the coming generations.”

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Julius Zake poses for a photograph.


“Books from Libraries of Love changed me just like they are changing lives in Uganda.”

“I decided to pursue a Bachelors degree in Library and Information Science … because of my deep admiration for the work your organization had done.”

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What Students are Saying

“Here in Africa, many of our school mottos are: ‘Knowledge is Power!’ Our library has empowered us. It has made us better each day, preparing us to be people capable of changing Africa and the world over with our knowledge.”

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