Riz Khan, renowned international journalist, TV host, and WIJABA Advisory Board Member, lent his voice in support of WIJABA and our efforts on behalf of children in Indonesia and Mexico. Riz is also the author of "We Interrupt our Programming", which donates a percentage to WIJABA as part of our Authors for Books program.
WIJABA is currently accepting applications for its new Ambassadorial Leadership Council from young professionals and students (between the ages of 20 - 30) who are passionate about service and leadership.
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The 4th Annual USC WIJABA Club 5K was held on Sunday, April 27th at the USC campus. Nearly 150 supporters ran or walked with us in support of our efforts on behalf of the children in Mexico and Indonesia.
Thanks to the hard work of USC WIJABA Club President Aaron Barg, two ambitious and dedicated student fundraisers (Natasha ...
Across the globe, Dr. Jane Goodall is considered one of the foremost conservationists, anthropologists, and environmental rights leaders. As a UN Messenger of Peace and Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute, she has been educating people about the importance of protecting our planet's animals, biodiversity, and vital ecosystems....
"I believe that books are a passport to life; they'll also be your best friend for life. When one hears that millions of children are missing out on an education and access to books around the world, one realizes that WIJABA is not some luxury, part-time project, but a vital necessity for our world's future; it's the children."
"The WIJABA library is very obviously making a huge difference to hundreds of children. Just watching the way the children pick up the books and read them, and the expression in their eyes and their excitement, makes everything worthwhile."
“Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.”
“When I saw the bright smiles that books could put on their faces, I couldn't help but be moved; so began my support of WIJABA…I encourage others to check out this wonderful organization and how much good it has achieved – and continues to achieve.”
“Those of us with ready access to books too often take that access for granted, and we should not. The World is Just a Book Away is performing a crucial task, and I am proud to be part of it.”