Pass It On Book Cycle
2 March 2010
The Global Citizenship Study Abroad Programme's Action Group have launched their project for this academic year.
Their idea is a simple one: books contain knowledge essential to education and long-term self-sustainability, and therefore providing people who lack books with them is a direct step towards positive change. Through book donation boxes, advocacy rallies, direct-to-faculty publicity, and other action oriented endeavours, The Pass-It-On Book Cycle is collecting books to send to Tanzania, where they will stock otherwise book-barren schools and libraries.
The Action Group also realises that you must not neglect the
local while looking globally. That’s why they’re recycling some of the books by
passing them on to local London hospitals, shelters, and hostels that could use
You may have noticed them in the Physiology Quad asking you to donate your unwanted books. It's not too late to do so!
Please donate your books by placing them in one of the book donation
boxes located in the Print Room Café, the Cruciform library, or the 2nd
floor of the Bloomsbury building. Or e-mail them at PassItOnBookCycle@yahoo.com and they will come get them from you!
Environmentally friendly, globally minded, and locally invested. They may be small steps, but they’re steps forward.
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