Story Book Application

Thank you for your interest in receiving story books from the Young African Bookworms Initiative.  Upon completing the following application, we will review and process it based on the following criteria:

  • The expressed need for story books by your school/library/community.
  • Quality and completeness of the application.
  • Commitment to applying the story books judiciously.

Kindy Note: We receive multiple applications annually. To ensure your application’s greatest chance of success, please provide correct details.

If your application is approved, we will inform you through your preferred means as indicated in this application form.

If you have any questions, please contact us at

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Story Book Application Form
7. Please kindly signify what category your school belong to
8. Is your school a Primary or Secondary School?
9. Kindly confirm if your school is a mixed school. (male & female or a particular gender only)
10. What is the age group(s) of children in the school that will use the book?
15. Does your school have a compulsory library period in the school time table?
16. Will children pay money to access the books?
17. Will you be able to provide a report of how the books are used within the first 3 months of receiving them with images and testimonials of your children using the storybooks and how the donation has impacted them?
18. Will you be willing to allow The Young Bookworms access the library/storage space upon short notice?
19. Will you be willing to provide logistical support to organize an annual vocabulary development (Book chewing) competition among pupils in your school?
20. Can you commit to writing an appreciation note/ testimonials of 100 words that can be published on our website within one month of receiving your books?