What’s a Fun Fact about you? I’m cynophobic! I am overwhelmingly afraid of canines, puppies inclusive! I don’t know when
COAL has worked to bridge the education inequality gaps by offering alternative youth development programming that promotes literacy, civic education, socio-cultural exchanges, creative writing, and gender equality. We believe that the ability to read and write are fundamental for a young person’s success, making books essential for nurturing criticality in young leaders
In 2014, armed with the zeal of youth and the power of unity, Patience and Daisy gathered around them six other like-minded young women, and thus, COAL was founded. However, it wasn’t until 2017 that their vision took an official form with a formal registration.
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COAL's Board member, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim has made it to the longlist of the 2024 Dublin Literary Award for his Novel “When We Were Fireflies.”
The Custodians of African Literature COAL is pleased to announce the appointment of six new board members as an addition