North Carolina Libraries, Vol 61, No 4 (2003)

From North Carolina to KwaZulu Natal: World Library Partnership

Donna Nixon


In July of 2003 most nights found me huddled in my sleeping bag,
reluctant to leave its warmth to rush down the hall to the dormitory
bathroom. It was the tail-end of winter in Mpumalanga Province in the
Republic of South Africa, and I was there as a volunteer with the World
Library Partnership (WLP), a North Carolina non-profit organization
devoted to promoting global understanding through support of community libraries in South Africa and other developing countries.

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