Tag Archives: donations

Lets Read! digital library brings books to Northern Thailand

Asia Foundation Powers access to minority language children’s books (August 2017, Chiang Mai, Thailand)  In the mountainous regions of Northern Thailand, books are rare commodities, and children’s books in languages other than standard Thai are almost non-existent. For speakers of S’gaw Karen, a minority language spoken by nearly one million people primarily living in mostly […]


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$2 million donation to boost opportunities for budding entrepreneurs

(1 June 2017) Leading Australian businesswoman Christine Christian has donated $2 million to State Library Victoria to establish Start Space – a new centre to support early-stage entrepreneurs, the first of its kind in Victoria. Part of the Library’s Vision 2020 redevelopment, Start Space will provide emerging entrepreneurs with free access to resources, services, programs […]


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Donate to the Nepal Library Relief Fund

(10 June 2015) The American Library Association is partnering with READ Global (Rural Education and Development) libraries, other NGOs and other government organizations in Nepal to collect monetary donations, which will be sent to continue leading the relief effort. The Nepal Library Relief Fund will help to rebuild libraries and archives in Nepal that were destroyed […]


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READ Nepal Earthquake Fund accepting donations

(30 April 2015) READ Nepal establishes community library and resource centers (READ Centers) by partnering with rural communities where a majority of women are illiterate, and most families live below the poverty line. All of the 59 READ Centers are owned and operated by the local community. Each Center has a library, computer room, women’s […]


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Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) donates to AIT Library Modernization

(29 April 2015) On 24 April 2015, Dr. Verapong Chaiperm, Governor of Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT), presented a cheque of 500,000 Thai Baht to the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) on behalf of IEAT as a substantial donation to the ongoing AIT Library Modernization Campaign. The donation was supplemented with another 500,000 Baht […]


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AIS donates 2 million baht for AIT library modernization

(12 April 2015)  Telecom major Advanced Info Service Plc (AIS) has donated two million Baht  [USD 66,000] towards the library modernization campaign of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand. CEO of AIS Mr. Somchai Lertsutiwong handed over the cheque to AIT President Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai in a ceremony organized at the Intouch Towers on […]


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Bringing books to libraries in Myanmar

(10 April 2015) In the past few months, the National Library Board of Singapore, the Library Association of Singapore, the National Library of Myanmar and the Library Association of Myanmar have been working together to bring 50,000 used library books from Singapore libraries to libraries in Myanmar. 40,000 of these books were presented to the […]


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AIT Library gets 10 million baht donation for modernization from top Thai corporate

(March 2015) When the ferocious waters of the 2011 flood struck the library of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Thailand in November 2011, no one could have imagined the extent of loss suffered to its prestigious library. The entire ground floor of the library was inundated, with precious books and theses lost forever. […]


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AIT alumnus Charoen Jaturasil donates 1 million baht towards AIT Library modernization

(6 March 2015) Mr. Charoen Jatusaril, an alumnus of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), made a formal donation of 1 million Thai Baht towards the AIT Library Modernization Campaign. Handing over a cheque to the AIT President Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai on 2 March 2015, Mr. Charoen expressed his desire to help and support his […]


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Sripatum University receives Chinese books

(19 December 2014) With the support of over 3,000 Chinese language and culture books from Xi’an University – China, Sripatum University, Thailand, has just established a special section of Chinese language & culture studies in SPU library. The official presentation of the books was organized during the visit of the delegation from Xi’an University to […]


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Support for libraries in the Philippines

(14 November 2013) LIANZA has posted an appeal for donations. As you will be aware the recent  typhoon Haiyan and a major earthquake in Bohol have had disastrous effects in the Philippines. IFLA has made contact with the National Library Director of the Philippines and a call for assistance has been posted by The Philippine Librarians […]


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