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Pop-Up Libraries Promote Reading in Kenyan Slum

Schools in Kenya are out for a holiday, but a group of 10 volunteers in Mathare, one of Nairobi's most dangerous slums, is encouraging children to come to pop-up centers to read donated storybooks.  The goal of the program, called Sauti ya Vitabu, which is Swahili for Voice of the Books, is to get children to dream big and broaden their minds. Betty Mutua and a group of friends started Sauti ya Vitabu to help schoolchildren in Mathare improve their learning and broaden their...

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