The Pelican Post

The Pelican Post

Charity information

The Pelican Post

The Pelican Post works with publishers and authors to deliver multiple copies of brand new and culturally appropriate children's story books to partnering schools and charities throughout Africa.

Founded 2010

  • Mission statement

    The Pelican Post promotes the advancement of literacy in disadvantaged communities in Africa through the following aims and objectives:
    *To facilitate greater access to appropriate children's fiction in schools throughout Africa.
    *To specifically identify, support and promote reading initiatives that provide young girls with positive roles models to read.
    *To support reading projects that advance child literacy in local African languages.
    *To provide training support and raise awareness to African teachers on the importance of reading fiction in classrooms in terms of a child's development and sense of self-identity.
    *To develop a curriculum of reading literature from first readers to young adult fiction with the schools and charities we work with and influence governments to set up or update literature programmes on national curricula.
    *To provide a voice to published or aspiring African authors and specifically those advancing children's fiction.

  • Aims

    The Pelican Post aims to:

    • The advancement of education and promotion of literacy of people in socially and economically disadvantaged communities worldwide including, but not limited to, distributing educational materials.
    • The prevention or relief of financial hardship, including improving the conditions of life for those in socially and economically disadvantaged communities worldwide.
  • Overview

    Established: May 2010

    Registered Charity Number: 1142143

    Board members: 4

    Part time staff: 4

    Volunteers: 9

    Phone number: 07766257808

    Address: 3 Greenfield Cottages, Bentley Farnham Surrey GU10 5HZ

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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