Bringing enlightenment and hope to Africa's children
Lubuto's DREAMS kickoff celebration
We celebrated the new Lubuto DREAMS program on February 22nd with a kickoff event at Ngwerere Library in Lusaka. Several hundred children and parents came to learn about our exciting new programs. Scores… Read more
Building community support and making girls' DREAMS come true
As the saying goes, it takes a village to raise a child. During the first few months under the DREAMS grant, we have worked to build a strong and supportive community network in Lusaka so that we can work… Read more
Lubuto's DREAMS mentoring program field trips
When the DREAMS bus first pulled up in front of the Lubuto Library at Ngwerere, girls could not contain their excitement. Everyone wanted a chance to pose in front of it and have their photo taken… Read more
Lubuto receives DREAMS Innovation Challenge grant
Public libraries are a platform for linking high-risk girls to the information and services that that empower them to develop life skills, avoid HIV infection and stay in school. This is the promise of Lubuto's new project… Read more
"Girls account for 71% of new HIV infections in Sub-Saharan Africa"
Girls and young women in the sub-Saharan Africa account for 71% of new HIV infections among adolescents, Minister of Gender Victoria Kalima has said. In a speech read on her behalf by Director of Human Resource… Read more
Lubuto is helping vulnerable children realize their rights
Our two Lubuto Libraries in Lusaka continue to draw large numbers of children. The libraries complement the formal education system by providing high quality collections and programming to all… Read more
"One librarian's fight against AIDS"
The library profession has joined many in the United States who are contributing to worldwide efforts to fight the spread of AIDS. While many of our colleagues are collaborating with teams of researchers and… Read more