A Volunteer Librarian Changing Lives in South Africa
New Books Network 2021
Gill has been s a volunteer librarian at Claremont Primary School in Cape Town South Africa since 2010. Through her initiative she has been able to give several hundred children aged 6-14 from largely disadvantaged backgrounds access to books and advice about reading. She believes that this has been life changing for a significant number of her readers – as well as giving her life profound value.
Gill is a great example of a social entrepreneur. Richard nominated her to speak at TEDxCapeTown,
Watch her talk here For the love of books | Gill Grose | TEDxCapeTown
- Claremont Primary School
- firstname.lastname@example.org <-- Gill will be glad to answer e-mails from those wanting more information
About your host Richard Lucas
Richard is a business and social entrepreneur who founded, led and/or invested in more than 30 businesses, Richard has been a TEDx event organiser, supports the pro-entrepreneurship ecosystem, and leads entrepreneurship workshops at all levels: from pre-schools to leading business schools. Richard was born in Oxford and moved to Poland in 1991. Read more here.