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All children deserve the hope of a happy story. We bring the magic of storybooks and safe inspiring havens to orphans and children of trauma where their sense of possibility, hope and imagination can come to life. bookwallah helps to heal, empower and transform these children so they too can believe and rebuild their lives.

Fundraise for Imagination

Fundraise for Imagination
Have fun with your friends, family, do something crazy... and fundraise for a smile! 100% of your donation will go towards our programs.

A Child's Dream

A child's Dream
Meet some of the children we serve- AIDS, Sex Trafficking, Abuse, Orphaned, Disabled- and the volunteers who are healing and inspiring...

What make us different

What make Bookwallah different
We discovered in our founding year that distributing books does not guarantee the use of them after a fantastic trip to our first project in Mumbai, India.


# 1080orphan children given access to story book and inspiring libraries.
# 600U.S children participated in bookwallah buddy programs.
# 17libraries built are sustained with training, reading and other activities of imagination.
# 80volunteers read and conduct other activities on ground.
# 8,000book distributed
# 4countries where libraries built and sustained and/or storybooks distributed

Stories & Videos

  • Himanshu Himanshu Puts a Smile on Kids Faces - Meet Himanshu Khachane, Bookwallah Project Leader for SOS Children's Library in Pune, India. “I like to brighten up the kids’ days and help them have a fun time...


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Global Activism: Bookwallah “Bookwallah” is a Hindi word that means “book peddler.”The group gives books and provides libraries to orphans in India. Seena just came back from India and...


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Join us for our 5th annual Dream Launcher fundraiser Please come join in the celebration for an excellent cause that helps bring the gift of imagination to less fortunate children...