Launching the Mzuni Library Initiative

12 02 2016

Please consider supporting the Mzuni Library Initiative.

The Mzuni Library Initiative

In the early morning hours of Friday, December 18, 2015, the Mzuzu University library in Northern Malawi was completely destroyed by fire. The Mzuni library contained the textbooks and other study materials used by students. It was the main place on campus for students to study, read, and use computers. It housed the University’s network servers. All of these resources were destroyed by the fire. The University is moving forward to establish an interim library for the current semester, to plan for a permanent replacement, and to seek funding for these tasks.  It needs our help.

IMG-20151218-WA0002You can help rebuild this vital resource.  Virginia Tech and the Malawi Education and Children’s Welfare Foundation are collaborating to help Mzuni rebuild its library.

What books are needed?  Books urgently needed for students to use for their coursework are listed here. The University is seeking immediately to replace more than…

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One response

15 02 2016
Penelope Muelenaer

Dear Ralph, This looks really nice! Thank you for all your time and effort to set this up! Mzuzu University will benefit from this library initiative. I truly believe it will be important for the future of Malawi. We have been constantly looking for ways to help the people of Malawi, but education of the people is the most sustainable way to improve the country. You have played an essential role in turning this unfortunate event around in a positive direction. It is so amazing that you were there at this time. Sincerely, Penny

On Thursday, February 11, 2016, Ralph P Hall wrote:

> rphall posted: “Please consider supporting the Mzuni Library Initiative.” >

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