BookBuddies Africa
supporting a culture of reading in Africa

Education Poverty

Extreme Education Poverty

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Vulnerable Groups


Project Zambia

Zambia is the focus of BookBuddies' first project.  We have chosen Zambia because there is a real need:

UNICEF records levels of deprivation and marginalisation in education. 

UNICEF considers education poverty to occur when people experience less than 4 years of education.  Extreme education poverty occurs when people experience less than 2 years of education.

The stark facts for Zambia:


Children from a primary school in Chongwe, Zambia show off their BookBuddies books