Freight industry brings illiteracy to book

first_imgThe new Kolda Community Library provides free access to global knowledge in the form of 350 French school books in a purpose-built 95 sq m facility that caters to all ages from six to 60 and is open six days a week.Amadou Diallo, CEO, Africa and South Asia Pacific, DHL Global Forwarding, said: “Many students in this rural area have gone through the school system without having access to a single book.”DHL and Safmarine jointly funded the building and the stocking of the library which includes French books covering a range of interests from fiction/non-fiction, biographical novels, rapid reads, school books, reference books, encyclopedias and dictionarieslast_img

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