Our mission

Puku is an engaging and innovative online digital encyclopedia  that promotes the reading and buying of books that affirm the African child.

Our vision

Puku will be a national leader & comprehensive information source in multilingual expertise in children’s literature. We will be recognized for dynamic & innovative approaches that enriches the lives of our community and creates avid, independent readers & buyers of children’s literature.


  • Integrity – we value our reputation as a reliable responsible resource, an organization that pursues honorable initiatives, and that conducts business and provides services in a way that is honest, transparent and ethical. This reflects an alignment between what we say, what we do, and how we do it.
  • Accessibility – we are committed to diversity and inclusion at all levels and groups including all staff, volunteers, and audiences, promoting full participation in programmes, policy formulation, and decision-making.
  • Collaboration – we use partnerships and work with all stakeholders across the spectrum to foster authentic relationships that advance one another’s mission and commitment to community.
  • Innovation – we embrace continuous improvement, bold creativity, change and invest in creative approaches and new models that work.