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June 9, 2017

State of Libraries in Nigeria By Kọ́lá Túbọ̀ṣún

There is, arguably, not a more irksome question about Nigeria today than the ubiquitous “do Nigerians read?” It is something you hear in magazines, from visiting expatriates, historians, or foreign journalists, and it is one arrived at by the poor educational outcomes from Nigeria’s educational institutions and the failing publishing industry. The answer to the question is varied, but is

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June 4, 2017

Efiwe partners Africans in Boston.

We are very excited about a new partnership with Africans in Boston(a non-profit organization). This partnership has been in talks for over three weeks and was finally sealed over the weekend. This will involve Efiwe and Africans in Boston leveraging their different strengths and Network to continue to advance the lives of Africans backhome and abroad. Africans in Boston Inc.

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June 2, 2017

Press Release: SIUE Grad Student Launches International Nonprofit Org to Fill West African University Shelves with Textbooks

A brand-new nonprofit organization initiated by a Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) graduate student and a native of Nigeria is filling shelves in African universities with much-needed textbooks donated by faculty and students around the world. Efiwe, Nigerian Pidgin for “bookworm,” is the charitable organization founded here in Edwardsville with a growing presence at book-drive locations on campuses across the

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May 18, 2017

More books from SIUE school of Dental Medicine

Many thanks to Dr. Land, A Prof. at the School of Dental Medicine SIUE (Edwardsville, IL, US), we were able to collect 46 contemporary and Classic books. This new addition brings the overall total for our second book drive to 553 books and 387 Journals at this date. In Prof. Lands words: The books donated are not many but they

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April 23, 2017

Before applying for Graduate study in the US, READ THIS!!!

This is the personal opinion of the author not that of Efiwe. This is not all encompassing, this is limited by my personal experience. There are many smart and bright Nigerian graduates that seek graduate study programs in foreign countries especially in the US and Canada. This article attempts to offer some advice regarding foreign graduate degree applications and the whole

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September 20, 2016

Welcome To Efiwe NGO

Welcome to Efiwe, We are a Non-Governmental organization with core focus on collecting and shipping University textbooks to Nigerian University libraries. This will help alleviate the lack in Nigerian Universities and expose the students to relevant texts. We are able to achieve this by collaborating with American Universities, Book donors, Student Volunteers, Donations, Nigerian Universities and Partnerships. Efiwe is a non-profit

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