Zimbabwean Section of IBBY

c/o Virginia Phiri

26 St. Dominic Road

Milton Park


Tel. [int. +263] 733 5165 57

E-mail: phirivirginia@yahoo.com


Liasion Officers

Ms Virginia Phiri

(address of the section)


Mr Green Chilongo

123 The Chase

Mount Pleasant


E-mail: gkchilongo02@gmail.com


The Zimbabwe section of IBBY was formed in January 2008 and admitted as a National Section in march 2008.

The activities of the section include:

1. Running workshops and semonars on reading promotion and story-telling

2. Development of school libraries

3. Running reading promotion programmes in schools

4. Book donations

5. Establishing book-box libraries in schools

6. Establishing container libraries in schools (Planned project for 2010)

7. Advocating for the promotion and development of Children's literature in Zimbabwe

8. Promoting the aims and objectives of IBBY