On Saturday 13 February 2016, delegates from the Golden Key Asia-Pacific Conference 2016: Be the Change collaborated with the Global Coalition for Change in Melbourne, Australia to assist with the Books for Learning Project.
Thousands of donated children’s books were cleaned, sorted into age groups and repacked to be sent to schools, kindergartens, community centres and libraries around rural Australia and Papua New Guinea.
David Perrin, Relationships Manager at the Global Coalition for Change, explained that there are still many children in the world who do not have access to basic reading materials and physical resources. We are excited to help thousands of children improve their literacy skills and be able to share the joy of reading.
This project truly empowered our delegates to ‘Be the Change’ and help improve the lives of the next generation. Members accrued over 120 hours of community service, and their hard work has affected over 10,000 lives, all towards the SPARK a Change initiative.