The library still stands behind the Ethiopian church in the now largely flattened southern part of the camp.
It was set up in August 2015 by Mary Jones, a British teacher, and is run by community leaders from Afghanistan. It provides books, English language classes and practical help for people in the camp, many of whom are well educated and need to
read and write English to apply for jobs and fill in forms. Dictionaries – in Arabic, Farsi, Pashto, Kurdish, Tigrinya – are vital if inhabitants are to have a voice. Read more