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"Waiting for the Biblioburro" - now in French and Japanese!

 So exciting!  "Waiting for the Biblioburro" now in Japanese and French editions!

Waiting for the Biblioburro: the children's book!

We are very happy to share with you the release of Monica Brown's children's book, "Waiting for the Biblioburro".

Monica was inspired to write the book after watching Ayoka's short film on Luis Soriano, and a portion of the proceeds from sales of this book will directly go to support the Biblioburro program.

Watch the book's trailer here!

The latest from our Nepal trip

 Dear friends, we are currently editing what we shot in Nepal and hope to share the video with you very soon. In the meantime, here are some of the photos preview!

 

Lady getting her eyes tested      

 

    

TEDTalk- Anil Gupta: India's hidden hotbeds of invention

 A great TEDTalk. Anil Gupta is on the hunt for the developing world's unsung inventors -- indigenous entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, hidden by poverty, could change many people's lives. He shows how the Honey Bee Network helps them build the connections they need -- and gain the recognition they deserve.

 

Ayoka Productions: Destination Nepal

Ayoka Productions is heading to Nepal to bring you back the incredible story of Dr. Ruit.

Read more about it here, and help us with your donations!

 

Stories to Save our Planet

 Wonderful short film from the Elf Project, check it out!

 

Biblioburro at the Newport Beach Film Festival, April 27

The 10-minute version of the "Biblioburro" has been selected to screen at the Newport Beach Film Festival, Tuesday April 27 at 8:30pm.

We hope to see you there!

For more information, and to purchase a ticket:

http://schedule.newportbeachfilmfest.com/

 

 

Luis Soriano is a CNN Hero!

Ayoka is very happy to share that thanks to our bid, Luis Soriano has been nominated as a CNN Hero for his work with the Biblioburro. His story is going to be seen by people around the world and he is getting the recognition he deserves.  We are proud to have played a part in it.

Ayoka's Biblioburro video featured on Global Voices and La Stampa

Our Biblioburro video was recently featured in an article in Global Voices which was translated to Italian for major Italian newspaper La Stampa.

A message from Luis Soriano

Ayoka just came back from a follow-up trip to Colombia, where we visited Luis and brought more donations from our viewers.

Here is a message Luis asked us to share with you.

 
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