• Welcome

  • Literacy

    The purpose of Buk bilong Pikinini is to focus on early childhood learning as a key to literacy. Only half of school-age children go to school and the literacy rate in PNG is well under the 50% officially recorded - in some areas it can be as low as 5%. READ MORE
  • Libraries

    Buk bilong Pikinini has established 16 children's libraries across Papua New Guinea. We continue to strive to educate as many vulnerable children as possible.
  • Giving hope

    “Buk bilong Pikinini brings hope. It allows our young children from disadvantaged backgrounds to dream beyond their circumstances and be children. It gives them the greatest possible head start to perform well in school.” - Mrs Lynda Babao O’Neill, Buk bilong Pikinini Ambassador DONATE
  • Community

    Our Buk bilong Komuniti Program empowers remote communities by supplying donated books and literacy materials.
  • Friendship

  • 1 Welcome
  • 2 Literacy
  • 3 Libraries
  • 4 Giving hope
  • 5 Community
  • 6 Friendship

News & Events

"Illiteracy is everybody’s concern, and there is an urgent need now for all sectors in government and society, that eradication of illiteracy be one of our national development priorities."

Sir Paulias Matane, Former Governor General, PNG

Programs & Publishing

BbP’s Early Childhood Literacy and Awareness Program.

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Buk bilong Komuniti Program for book donations, training and library establishment.

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BbP is now publishing books for PNG children. Learn how you can sponsor a book.

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Important BbP Info

Buk bilong Pikinini roughly translates to "books for children".

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Learn more about upcoming special events for Literacy Week in 2016.

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The history behind the establishment of Buk bilong Pikinini.

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