Mini Library at Chapel of Garioch

2020-11-03T09:53:26+00:00November 3rd, 2020|News|

Lorna Bell one of our Trustees has been working with Chapel of Garioch Tea room and re-purposed an old red telephone box into a mini library for their area.  More details to follow when this is up and running.  Books Abroad volunteers will stock it up with books in the near future. Users can then make a donation in our collection can when the café is

Zimbabwe shipment planned

2020-11-03T09:47:19+00:00November 3rd, 2020|News|

On the 9th November, we have planned for our next container shipment to Zimbabwe to begin its journey. This container is expected to arrive in Zimbabwe in the middle of January 2021. We are back to using our standard size pallets so 30 boxes can fit on instead of 24 on a Euro sized pallet. The pallets will be distributed to various schools in the Bulawayo

Sri Lanka Container Update

2020-11-03T09:38:23+00:00November 3rd, 2020|News|

We are pleased to announce that at long last our shipment of books for Sri Lanka is on its way. We had it ready for dispatch in early 2020 but local elections in Sri Lanka and then the onset of Covid-19 delayed the shipment. Various sizes of pallets had to be used this time which caused a lot of extra work for our volunteers but they