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Recent News



  • liam neeson Liam Neeson, Actor & Key WIJABA Suporter

    "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."

  • 10322686_10102451863552614_8121882927331235672_n Dr. Jane Goodall, UN Messenger of Peace & Key WIJABA Supporter

    "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."

  • Desmond Tutu Desmond Tutu, Nobel Laureate & Key WIJABA Supporter

    “Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.”

  • Riz Khan Riz Khan, Journalist & Key WIJABA Supporter

    “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.”

  • Martin Scorsese Martin Scorsese, Film Director & Key WIJABA Supporter

    “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.”