REPORT OF MBAPF TO MYANMAR LIBRARY AID FOUNDATION REPORT OF MBAPF TO MYANMAR LIBRARY AID FOUNDATION
“If I tried to skip the reading time, children asked for it.” -A teacher who started the daily reading program Big Brother Mouse Newsletter :: July 2014 (Above: Can you spot which child can’t read yet?) Good morning, Last September we began measuring the impact of our new daily reading program (“Sustained Silent Reading”, or […]
This is wonderful recognition for our partner, Dr. Thant Thaw Kaung. Read further~~~! BURMESE PUBLISHER/BOOKSELLER THANT THAW KAUNG TO RECEIVE “JERI LABER INTERNATIONAL FREEDOM TO PUBLISH AWARD” Wednesday, 16 April 2014 | Judith Platt New York, NY — Dr. Thant Thaw Kaung, who has played a leading role in keeping books and literary life alive […]
Why in the world am I bothering you with human trafficking, ostensibly unrelated to any previous exchange? You know NLR has been working to empower Myanmar’s community libraries with access to global knowledge, and in recent postings I was elated about rapid expansion of mobile phone and electronic tablets in distant villages, previously unconnected with […]
Nargis Library Recovery is a Seattle-based 501c-3 non-profit organization dedicated to rebuilding libraries and providing books for the people of Myanmar (Burma) whose homes and lives were destroyed by Cyclone Nargis. Accessing global science-based knowledge is becoming an evident need as government and society regains interest in improved international relations. We are working to create the Myanmar Foundation for the Future, in partnership with Myanmar Engineering Society [MES] to speed up global access of objective science reports.
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Since 2008 we have distributed 850,000 books to 900 libraries throughout Myanmar, including 220,000 Myanmar language texts and references for primary schools..
By the end of 2014 we expect to have shipped and distributed one-million books donated mostly by Thrift Books.