ESTIMATED PROJECT TIMELINE
Brainstorm project idea with community member; research donor organization for books.
Contact Books For Africa to confirm book donation of 22,000 English books.
Contact other PCVs to expand the library project over 3 provinces and 25 schools.
Contact PCVs worldwide who have successfully completed the project with BFA.
Identify target schools and discuss with administration to ensure meeting desired needs.
Assess schools involved on appropriate library space. Prepare application for interested schools.
Arrange logistics with RIDEV as NGO responsible for port clearance.
Project marketing Stateside to raise awareness of the project and identify potential donors.
Collect project application. Select participating schools. Deliver acceptance letter and project contract.
Submit Peace Corps Partnership proposal for approval.
Launch project campaign via social media to raise funding. Contact and encourage groups Stateside to fundraise for project.
Complete fundraising; submit payment to BFA and enlist on shipping list.
Books shipped from Books For Africa.
Training sessions in each province and each school.
Receive books in Douala port and ensure secured transportation of books to the West Province.
Week long book sorting in the West Province.
Distribution of books to each school.
Library organization in each school.
Oversee functionality of all libraries and continual training of staff.