#GirlWithABook creators are helping to build a library in Pakistan

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Malala Yousafzai (centre) with Olivia Curl (right) and Lena Shareef, creators of #GirlWithABook. UN Photo/Mark Garten

The two young American girls behind a widely successful social media campaign promoting education, #GirlWithABook, are helping to build a library in Pakistan.

Inspired by Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl shot by the Taliban in 2012 for wanting to go to school, Lena Shareef and Olivia Curl have partnered with the non-profit, the Citizens Foundation.

The organization, established by a group of Pakistani citizens, builds schools, trains and hires teachers.

The #GirlWithABook creators spoke to Leda Letra about this next project.

Duration: 4’25″

 

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