In Central Java, This Bookmobile Travels On Hooves Instead Of Wheels

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In Serang Village, Purbalingga, Central Java, a young student makes his selection from a mobile library carried by a horse named Luna. Toting a stash of books received from donors, animal caretaker Ridwan Sururi and his Kudapustaka (“horse library”) make thrice-weekly visits to local schools.

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The kid looks like he could be the next secretary general of the U.N.

I would love to donate some books, but I don’t have any written in javanese, madurese, sudanese, balinese, or indonesian.