Tag Archives: sidoarjo

On the ground in Indonesia…& our new office!

Our indefatigable Country Director for Indonesia, Robert Lucas, has returned after a break visiting his home in Los Angeles and spending some valuable face time with Founder James Owens and many involved with WIJABA at the organization’s Los Angeles base. … Continue reading

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Wealth of Emotion as New Libraries Open in PADANG

From our intrepid on-the-ground guy, Robert Lucas…a few words about Oct. 27-28: “The World is Just a Book Away has reached a new milestone. We successfully opened 10 new libraries in Padang, Sumatra, our first projects outside of Sidoajo, in … Continue reading

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We don’t think (or act) small…

In 2009, as we began, we expected (hoped) to build 4 libraries.  But NO!  You know how things can just work out and, like a domino effect for something meant to be, we were helped on our first steps by … Continue reading

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Hanging at the Mobile Library

Robert Lucas, our troubadour teaching photographer visiting Indonesia, sent this on July 29 for us to share (forgive my tardiness!).  “The mobile library is open for business and visited ten schools in Sidoarjo, Indonesia today.  It will eventually reach 28 … Continue reading

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Launching our Blog!!!

Welcome to the blog for The World Is Just A Book Away! We are so happy to be here and have you join us. We can’t promise we’ll post all the time, but hopefully when we post, it will be … Continue reading

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