Wellspring International School Community Library

"Wellspring community library is already being enjoyed by members of the local community and is proving to be an excellent place for people to appreciate the quality space to enjoy reading."

22 May 2016

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Books received

2,414 books

Students benefiting

260

Teachers benefiting

7

Community benefiting

Bweyogerere, Kampala

Project coordinator

Cerys Duffty

Condition of books received

Very Good (5/5)

Relevance of books for students

Very Useful (3/3)

Relevance of books for teachers

Very Useful (3/3)

Are books equivalent to the ones received, available to purchase locally?

No

Average cost per book if equivalent books were to be purchased locally

£7 per book

Project cost (Processing and shipping fees)

£1000

Average cost per book for processing and shipping donated books to this project

£0.50 per book

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Shipping and delivering 1 million books every year
involves the following:

Volume
  • 20,000 books fit in 1 x 20ft container
  • 1,000,000 books fit in 50 x 20ft containers
  • 4 x 20ft containers shipped monthly
Costs
  • £5,000 to process, ship and clear each container of 20,000 books
  • £20,000 delivers 4 containers monthly
Fundraising Target
  • 2,000 individuals giving £10 or more monthly, or 50 corporate partners sponsoring 1 container per year. Thank you.

30%

Processing in the UK

30%

Freight from the UK

40%

Clearing and haulage in Africa

Books2Africa is a UK registered charity number 1152599