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Aussie Books for Zim seeks to improve literacy within communities, in order to empower children with knowledge and the confidence to contribute to shaping the world they live in.

At Aussie Books for Zim (ABZ) we collect new and gently used books, stationery and library furnishings and ship them to Zimbabwe to set up libraries in rural disadvantaged communities. We seek to improve literacy in disadvantaged communities—to empower children with knowledge and the confidence to help shape the world they live in.

The idea for the project emerged after the founder, Dr Alfred Chidembo, saw how many books were discarded annually in Australia. The idea of ‘turning trash into treasure’ gave birth to the ABZ project. It’s a win-win situation. Zimbabwe gets the books—a gift that keeps on giving—and Australia has a little less landfill.

Current Campaign

We are currently accepting donations to continue the work we are doing in Zimbabwe. Every dollar donated goes towards our goals of sending books to Zimbabwe and building libraries.

All money raised goes towards our continued work to empower children with knowledge and the confidence to help shape the world they live in.

*Aussie books for Zim is legally registered as an official charity. This means we must keep financial records that correctly record all donations and enable true and fair financial statements to be prepared and to be audited, if required.

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Keep up to date with the latest news from Aussie Books for Zim and follow the incredible journey we are on to help thousands of kids in rural Zimbabwe.

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