Community Connection

Changing the Life of a Bushman in Botswana

by Naomi Krueger

By the fall of 2015, a young man from the San (Bushman) tribe of Botswana will be ready to pursue an undergraduate degree in engineering at any university in the world. His tuition will be covered by a national award, granted by the Botswana Ministry of Education for excellence in academics. Ketelelo Moapare is the first San to win this prestigious award, and it is all because a library came to his village when he was thirteen years old. […]