Rebnass Community Library

This is a very small community library located near Chwele, Kenya. It has no access to electricity, no computers or internet. The library has only 200 books. The annual operating budget is less than USD $500 and they have never received outside aid or donations.
This library serves many local schools. One of the room has no furniture so the children sit on the floor to read.
The library staff is commited to improve the reading culture of the people, preserve the culture of Bukusu people and improve the illiteracy levels in a rural settings. They have plans to move to bigger space, but before this can happen, they really need more books and a few chairs.

Rebnass Community Library R E P O R T    C A R D
In our network Yes
Library visited by our team Yes
Library visit date June 13 and 5th November 2014.
Library context The library is located deeply at the heart of a poor agriculture community.
This library needs:
(reviewed and approved by ATS)
This library is composed of two small rooms and has less than 200 books.

The library needs:
- Books of all kind
- Furniture (chairs and tables)
Region Bungoma (Chwele), Kenya
Google maps link Locate on Google Maps (approx.)
Observations This is a very small community library located near Chwele town.
Address Bungoma, off Kanduyi Chwele Road upto Chwele Market then Sangeteti Village , near Toloso
Postal address Box 12 , Chwele, Bungoma,Kenya
Point of contact Margret M. Wanambisi, 0724 146 517
Website N/A
Year founded December, 2013
Serving population 20,000
Surface size (approx.) 15 M X 10 M
Access to electricity No
Number of visitors per day (approx.) 50
Number of seats 10
Number of tables 2
Number of books 200
Internet No
Wireless Internet available (Wifi) No
Internet speed N/A
Number of computers 0
Services offered Borrowing, loud reading for children ,research assistance, story telling, reference services, family genealogy , painting and art.
Support this library directly Please contact the library for more information on how to donate directly.
Additional supporting material
SUPPORT PROVIDED BY ATS We provided content relevant school and curriculum books during our assessment visit. On ATS second visit, we supplied books.

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