In January of 2016, we built a library in Bill’s village of Matantas. Bill is a core member of The Library Project now that he has seen the impact that the library has made on his village. The team from Mt Cotton Community Fellowship installed this library.
In June of 2016, Calvary Christian College sent a team of high school students and teachers to build libraries and conduct teacher training. The first school that they helped was St Barnabas.
On the same trip, Calvary Christian College built a library in Palon. They equipped this library in the small Seventh Day Adventist school, Rise Shine. This group also brought a number of teachers who held Professional Development for teachers from all around the province.
The ladies from the Exotic Women’s Book Club went to Vanuatu in September 2014 to equip the Palon library. This wonderful group of ladies meet around books and took the opportunity to spread their love of reading around the world.
In June of 2014, Cleveland District State High School also installed a library in Navelle school. Navelle is a high school that houses students from all over the country. The team from Cleveland have been coming for years, but this is the first time that they have built libraries.
Mwast was the first school to receive a library, located in Chief Sam’s village of Stonehill. A group of students and teachers from Cleveland District State High School came in June of 2014 to install this inaugural library.
Returning again in June 2016, the Cleveland District State High School group came to equip two more libraries. The first library that they completed was in the village of Fanafo. This is the library of Tovu Tovu school.
The second library that their group completed was Tiasia school. This library was completed as a day trip, coming into the village in the morning, installing the library and then having the opening ceremony that afternoon.
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In September 2016, Victoria Point Baptist got on board and sent a team from their church. They completed two libraries. The first library was at St Paul’s school and the second was at Lape.
Also in June of 2017, Mt Cotton Community Fellowship returned to install two more libraries. The first was Sara Primary, in the village of Sara. They stayed in the village and held a holiday club program for the school children.
The group from Mt Cotton Community Fellowship also did an overnight trip to the small island of Mavea. On this island is one small school, Dambula, that houses 22 students. They completed the library in a day and spent some time exploring the village and getting to know the people.
AVUNTARI, BANAVITI and LUGANVILLE ADVENTIST
In June of this year the students and teachers from Calvary Christian College will be returning for their third trip. They will be working on the libraries in Avuntari Primary School, Banaviti Primary School and Luganville Adventist School. We look forward to seeing the amazing results these students bring!
The second school that Calvary visited was Tavumae. They lived in this village and enjoyed spending time with the village while installing the library.
Calvary Christian College returned in June 2017 for their second trip, again with students and a large group of teachers. The first school library they installed was in the massive school of Kamewa, who have 500 students. They also completed their Professional Development conference there, with 188 teachers in attendance.
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In September 2017, the ladies from the Exotic Women's Book Club returned to Vanuatu to complete two more libraries. The first was in a the village of Numbauk, in Natawa Central School.
For their second library the woman of the Exotic Women's Book Club travelled to Ambyrm island to install a library in Kole village. The students of Iethvekar school were most grateful for their gift!