We are delighted to announce our new partnership with registered charity, The Book Bus.
Along with David Gordon, Monica is a core figure at The Book Bus. She is the Country Director of the Zambian team which works to provide books to the children here.
Read more about Monica below:
Monica Mulenga strongly believes that literacy is the cornerstone to a child’s education and that
education can give a child the opportunity to develop themselves and achieve a higher standard of
living. Accordingly, she creates literacy projects to encourage a “Yes, I can” attitude within schools
that rubs off on both children and teachers alike.
Before joining the Book Bus, Monica graduated from the University of Zambia (UNZA) with a BSc in
Natural Resources and worked for several years within Zambia’s huge copper mining industry. She
first volunteered with The Book Bus Foundation (UK) in 2010, and in 2014 founded The Book Bus
(Zambia) to develop a literacy support programme specifically for schools in Zambia to promote the
joy of reading in both local language and English. The Book Bus (Zambia) now operates a mobile
literacy support service that provides training, books and library resources to schools throughout the