Good news! About three or four weeks after the books were sent, Melinda received a very important call from our Afghanistan friends. The books had arrived safely and were in the Kabul Library! This is only the beginning. We have the translations. The shipping method has been tested and proven to work. We are ready to send more books. We simply need to get the books and raise more funding for future shipments. We are overcome with joy and can't seem to wipe the big smiles off of our faces. The journey continues!
Every project has its obstacles and speed bumps. For the last several months, Melinda has been using her artist skills to choose the best colors for the translation labels for each page of 28 books. Wow that is a lot of pages not to mention many shades of color. The
The time has come for our Afghan friends to return home to their families. They are very excited about getting back to be with their loved ones. Thanks guys for the fabulous work you have done translating the books into two languages. The good news is that we will continue working together on the Afghan Book Collection via technology, which truly brings the world closer together. We have greatly enjoyed getting to know you both. Thank you so much for your hospitality to us. Our conversations have been delightful, and learning more about your country and people has been fascinating. We wish you safe travels and great success to both of you as you continue in your professional careers. Happy reading until we meet again!
Today's adventure? Why the morning news of course. Myra Ruiz invited us to share our Afghan Book Collection project on the morning news. Fun!!! Watch the video.
Today is a big day for Melinda and the Afghan Book Collection Project! Melinda is going to be speaking with the fabulous Deb Sofield on the radio! Speak Without Fear with Deb Sofield airs today from 1 PM to 2 PM. So tune in and found out how Melinda fares on conservative Talk 94.5. We are at the 10 percent mark so keep those donations coming by logging in to www.kickstarter.com search Afghan Book Collection. To learn more about Deb Sofield log on to her website http://www.debsofield.com/