You can change the life of a child in Africa through the gift of books.


You can also mail a check, cash or money order to:

Books For Africa
253 E. 4 th St.
Suite 200
St. Paul, MN 55101


When you donate, you will receive an automatic thank you letter.  Please check your junk folder and if you did not receive one, email

Your donation will defray high shipping costs and enable Books For Africa to ship even more books to people in Africa who are eager to read and learn.

Make no mistake, there are hundreds and thousands of people [in Africa], young and old, who aspire to an education so that they can become their own agents of change and lead themselves out of the trap of poverty that has kept them down for much too long.

His Excellency Welile Nhlapo, South African Ambassador to the U.S.


Books For Africa has earned its 5th consecutive 4-star rating for its ability to efficiently manage and grow its finances. Only 4% of the charities we rate have received at least 5 consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that Books For Africa consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way and outperforms most other charities in America.

Charity Navigator, 2011
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