Room to Read Event in Vancouver

The Vancouver Chapter of Room to Read will be hosting a fundraising evening on Thursday, May 14 with Mr. Allison Rouse, Senior Development Director of Room to Read, who recently launched education projects in Zambia. He will also be speaking about Room to Read’s work in other developing countries. Please share this invite with your […]

Building a Library with no Librarian

I have come across a number of interesting projects where NGO’s have requested some assistance in regards to managing their "Resource Centre", "Electronic Documents", "Information Resources" or in some cases (yes, this buzzword made it over here) "Digital Assets". Having been working in this ever-evolving field for quite some time, I am always surprised by […]

Roaming Chitwan

A weekend swimming with the elephants, a freaky encounter with a wild crocodile, Tharu culture and dance, and the familiar  joys of hanging out with my Nepali-Filipino family were just some of the highlights of our brief Chitwan escape from Kathmandu. It was a much needed break for both Tlell and I and we managed […]

A Library for Chankhu Besi

Project completed! Related posts: Books for Chankhu Besi Project Update A Librarian/Tree Hugger and a Painter without Borders It was an amazing yet exhausting day. I had to climb up the mountain 3 times to help bring down the books and equipment. Most of the community members were surprised to see me again and of […]