GTBank #SimpleChangeBigImpact Challenge: The “Warri Reads” Project

Executed by Collins Azuike, the "Warri Reads" Initiative is one of the 20 projects that was funded by the GTBank #SimpleChangeBigImpact Challenge.

The Simple Change Big Impact Challenge was one of the most participated Nigerian community challenge in 2018. Organized by Guaranty Trust Bank plc., as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, the Challenge offered 20 Nigerians on Social Media the opportunity to get up to N1 million funds for their proposed ideas to add real value to their communities.

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One of the top 20 winning ideas is The “Warri Reads” Initiative, pitched by Collins Azuike, founder of  “New Warri.” After a successful execution of the project Collins shares an update.

The New Warri, which is a social reform organization that promotes education in the popular city of Delta State, established a local library equipped with hundreds of books. The organization also planted book clubs and book houses across  local communities around the states.

Their goal is to establish at least 10 book clubs and offer over 100 library services by the end of 2019.

Below is a video showing the executed project.

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