After years of military rule books and hope are returning to Myanmar November 10, 2014 – Posted in: Banned / Censored / Destroyed, bookmobiles, Content, Libraries, mobile libraries, Reading / Literacy

After decades of repression and censorship the people of Myanmar are getting their books and libraries back! Since the military leadership lost power in 2011, the country has developed a network of mobile libraries to compensate for the vast network of public libraries that are in various states of disarray. Through the non-profit Daw Khin Kyi Foundation foundation, created by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and new leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, resources are being harnessed “to promote health, education…

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