Books For Africa is a 501(c )(3) nonprofit organization serving as the largest shipper of donated text and library books to the African continent. Books For Africa has received the highest rating from Charity Navigator.


Our sea containers hold approximately 22,000 books per 40-foot container and cost approximately $10,300 on average to ship, which is about 50 cents per book.

In 2012, we shipped 2.2 million books valued at $28.3 million to 22 African countries, with an additional 616 computers and 15 brand new law libraries.

For a list of Books For Africa contributors, please view our annual reports .

View the latest Books For Africa IRS form 990 .

View the latest Books For Africa Financial Statements and Independent Auditor's Report .

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