The Gambia Projects

Luanne Nyberg Girls Empowerment Fund

Books For Africa (BFA) has established the Luanne Nyberg Girls Empowerment Fund  in honor of our late, great former board president, Kilimanjaro Society donor, and friend. Luanne passed away suddenly in her sleep on January 5 at the age of 73.

1 Million Books for The Gambia

1 Million Books for The Gambia began in 2008 when A Hand in Health volunteers collaborated with CEO Kebba Badgie of the Sulayman Junkung General Hospital. Sulayman Junkung General Hospital was built in 2003 on the basis that it would become a state-of-the-art teaching hospital, incorporating students from the capital city, from all over Gambia, and, some day, from all over the world. With a lack of resources, however, this simply wasn’t possible. While Mr. Badgie had high hopes to fulfill this…