In addition to traditional publishing, Habte Books also works in areas of
Development of Content, Distribution of Books, Consulting on Inclusion and Representation.
We work with various development organizations, corporations, communities, and individuals to make books available to every child.
Some of the projects we have worked with our partners:
Prophets of Wakanda Anthology
Each One Teach One (EOTO) e.V.
The writing competition Prophets of Wakanda is created to empower teens and young adults with an African migration background in Berlin. The competition is a collaboration of the project "Indaba" of Each One Teach One (EOTO) e. V. and the event "THE COMET - 150 years WEB DuBois' curated by Natasha A. Kelly in cooperation with HAU Hebbel am Ufer Theater in Berlin.
The winners of this competition will be published as an anthology of Prophets of Wakanda in spring 2020.
Educational Poster Project, Rwanda & Ethiopia
Little Sun Foundation
Development of educational posters to teach children about solar energy. This poster was developed and distributed in Ethiopia and Rwanda in its respective national languages.
Story Books Project for Gondar, Ethiopia
Save the Children Norway-Ethiopia
With the objective of improving the reading and comprehension skills of children in lower primary schools in North Gondar, Habte Books created a total of 32 story and activity books.
Silegna Sefere ( About Our Neighborhood ) TV and Radio series Project
Equal Wings Education & UNICEF Ethiopia
Under the Creative Content development initiative for the UNICEF Communication program, Habte books have contributed content for (storybooks for schools and scripts for the TV /Radio program) focusing on Hygiene, Sanitation, and Nutrition.
Ethiopian Children’s Books – Promoting Literature
Art of Buna e.V.
Art of Buna is a Köln based organization that works in the promotion of literature for young people in Ethiopia. With the aim of producing appropriate literature – for various different age groups – in order to both educate and entertain the children and young people and provide a source of enrichment in their lives.
We are collaborating with this project by providing our books for free this project. So far our titles "Counting Addis Ababa" and "Little Lion's Bedtime" has been translated into three different local languages and reached kids in various part of the country through schools and libraries.