Street Library Educates Students on Martin Luther King Jr.

February 18, 2017; 3:07 am

The Street Library Educates Students on Martin Luther King Jr. By Mallory Gadye   Today, the world continues to act upon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s statement that “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Last month, The Street Library and U.S. Embassy organized a special educational program in honor of Dr. Martin Luther […]

Share your Vision on Combating Illiteracy: Social Entrepreneur to Presidential Candidates

September 8, 2016; 4:23 am

Fifty years ago, UNESCO declared 8th September International Literacy Day. The goal was, in their words, “To actively mobilize the international community and to promote literacy as an instrument to empower individuals, communities, and societies.”

Street Library introduces Free Voluntary Reading (FVR) in Ghana.

February 5, 2016; 11:09 am

Sapeiman, Ghana. Ghanaian organisation, Street Library Ghana has introduced the Free Voluntary Reading (FVR) program in the community of Sapeiman, in partnership with Child Care and Development Centre (CCDC), a school within the Greater Accra Region as part of its Sapeiman Literacy Project for 2016.

Communication Development Associate – Volunteer

January 1, 2016; 10:42 pm

Communication Development Associate – Volunteer Street Library, a non-profit organization headquartered in Accra, Ghana is currently looking to engage a college student or recent grad interested in developing their marketing and public relations savvy. The individual will assist with coordination and implementation of the organizations outreach efforts, including public relations, marketing, publications, website, social media, […]

Message from Founder on New Year 2016

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Dear Friend, I write to express my deep gratitude to you for your support in 2015. Though challenging in many ways, it was such a good year for Street Library. 2016 will even be better. For five years, Street Library has been rolling out different programs to support reading. Our concept has been replicated by […]

Making education fun, the Street Library way

September 12, 2015; 10:48 pm

An interactive classroom activity that allow children to freely think and excercise their opinion and thoughts on subject matter is gaining momentum across Street Library partner schools.

E- Library on Wheels launched in Ghana

April 25, 2015; 11:11 am

Telecommunication giant Tigo Ghana unveiled a partnership with Street Library Ghana to bridge the digital divide whilst increasing access to education and cultural resources for traditionally underserved children. At a short ceremony in Accra, a brand new Van fully furnished with computers, tablets and e-readers for children was presented to Street Library Ghana’s President, Hayford […]

SLG receives support from Ghanaman CRG

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On 9 April 2015, Ghanaman Community Reinvestment Grant (CRG) signed an agreement with Street Library to support the establishment of a Digital Hub in the Nsawam Adoagyiri municipality. Once completed, the newly constructed Hub will provide access to much needed literacy, cultural and learning resources in varied formats to 5000 children within the community and […]

Ghanaian Social Entrepreneur Hayford Siaw Selected to 2015 Ford Fellowship

April 18, 2015; 12:12 am

PRESS RELEASE: Street Library Ghana is pleased to announce that its founder and president, Hayford Siaw, has been chosen to participate in the 2015 Ford Motor Company International Fellowship of 92nd Street Y in New York City. As one of just 25 participants chosen from more than 250 applicants around the world, Mr. Siaw will […]

ISACA supports Street Library Digital Reading hub project

February 19, 2015; 11:08 pm

The Accra chapter of ISACA, a worldwide professional trade group that promotes the development, adoption and use of globally accepted, industry-leading information technology standards and practices, presented a cheque for $5000 to Street Library Ghana (SLG) on 19th February 2015. These funds will be used to help set up SLG’s Digital Reading Hub in Pokuase, […]