Wigan charity helps to provide new chapter in African literacy
Donations of books to a Wigan charity have boosted a literacy project in Africa.
And volunteers who helped to amass the tomes have just had a first-hand chance of seeing them put to good use.
Without this input from the Wigan community, children in Ghana would be restricted to very few books — primarily dated text-books — and these children would struggle to improve their literacy. Dr Mark Yates Volunteers from Book-Cycle in The Galleries are just back from a trip to Ghana where the donations helped build libraries for local residents.
Book-Cycle is a volunteer run charity that sends free... read more
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