Our Home: The Barn, Springbank Secondary College
Project Partners: We collaborate with these key organisations to achieve our objectives.
Based in Lesotho:
- Transformation Resource Centre (TRC) In 2006 TRC founded the project to establish libraries in schools. TRC is the overall manager 0f the library project.
- Maliba Lodge: Destination in the Sky The first, and only, 5-star lodge in Lesotho. The lodge and its guests support local community development projects in the north of the country, through the Maliba Community Trust. Projects include establishing libraries in local school in association with TRC.
Based in Australia:
- South Pacific School Aid Inc. (SPSA). SPSA is a major supplier of books for Books for Lesotho Inc. Volunteers sort and pack books ready for shipping to many parts of the world, including Lesotho.
Project Sponsors: We recognise the significant contribution some people have made to the project either through financial or “in-kind” contribution.
Based in Victoria:
- Chris McEvoy of Preschem (Australia) Pty Ltd Our major supporter and coordinator in Melbourne.
- Mitcham Exercise Group. Members make voluntary contributions which total a significant amount each year.
- Lions Club of Blackwood Inc. The Club has been a long-term financial supporter of the project. Their highly successful Lions Bargain Centre contributes surplus books.
- Mitcham Library Service Donates books to the project.
- Westminster School Each year Westminster holds a “Fun Fair”. Books for Lesotho was chosen to handle the re-use surplus stock from the book stall in 2016.
Based in South Australia:
- Blackwood Book Exchange One of our suppliers of second hand books.
- Cameron Caravans SA Provided us with temporary storage facilities in 2015.
- Colonel Light Books One of our suppliers of second hand books.
- East Avenue Books One of our suppliers of second hand books.
- Mitcham Motor Garage Great mechanical repair work and loans a huge trailer to us for book collections.
- Norcrest Insurance Agencies Our insurance brokers.
- Optimistic Kids Provide us with space for sorting and storing books.
- We Are Robots Alex is the designer of our posters and flyers.
Based in Victoria:
- Preschem (Australia) Pty Ltd Our major supporter in Victoria.
Based in South Africa:
- Rudi Botha of Beach Bush Berg Provides us with fabulous photographs and is a wonderful tour guide.