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Published May 18, 2010, 11:20 AM

Bank of the West donates equipment for national public library in Liberia

(WDAY TV) - They were headed for the trash. Now used computers, printers, copiers, and office supplies are headed halfway around the world to help change lives.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Bank of the West today donated 40-thousand dollars worth of equipment to the Liberian Center for Growth and Development.

The group is trying to create the first national public library in Liberia, hoping to promote education instead of violence.

Organizers are also trying to collect a million books and will now try to raise about 200-thousand dollars to send the equipment to Liberia.