Sites We Like
We’ve selected several online resources in our areas of interest, and we hope you’ll take the opportunity to check them out!
Arts & Culture
- Kinna Reads
A Ghana-based blog about books, reading and world literature, with a focus on African writers
- Africa Access Review
Reviewers of outstanding children’s literature from and about Africa.
Canadian-Ghanaian children’s book author and storyteller Adwoa Badoe.
Quarterly e-zine designed to encourage the writing and illustration of Caribbean literature for and by children
- Osu Children's Library Fund
A Canadian-Ghanaian nonprofit dedicated to building libraries stocked with quality literature for children.
- The Golden Baobab Literary Prize
A prize encouraging the writing of African literature for children and young adults. Recently awarded a 2011 Echoing Green fellowship!
- Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE)
An African NGO working to empower girls and women through education.
- Room to Read
A nonprofit supporting the establishment of schools and libraries for children worldwide.
Multimedia instructional materials on a range of books, including author interviews, backgrounders and suggested discussion points
Alex Smith’s blog “scours the web for all things bright, beautiful and occasionally tarnished in the world of playgrounds”
- African Leadership Academy
World-class secondary boarding school dedicated to youth leadership development throughout Africa.
- Public Workshop
Youth-focused consultancy that explores the links between design, planning, education and community engagement