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This map highlights the African countries in which a group is fundraising for a book shipment. Scroll over the country that you would like to donate to. Details will show in the pop-up screen or below the map when clicked. Or click on a specific project in the list on the right.

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


Books for Liberian Schoolchildren (Martin Akinseye) - Liberia

Project Goal: $12,000

Current Progress: $4,378 (36.00%)

Project Start: 08/01/2011

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Liberia is a country with only a 40% primary school enrollment rate ( With the funds raised from this project, Books For Africa will ship a container of 22,000 reading and text books to encourage children to stay in school by providing access to books.

Simba Craftware, located in the Midtown Global Market in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is the sponsor of this project. You can either donate here or directly at the Simba Craftware website:

Questions about this project? Please contact Martin Akinseye of Simba Craftware at (612) 871-4887 or

Please help us send BFA books to schoolchildren in Liberia.

When you donate $150 or more to this project, you will receive a beautiful handmade Senegalese Djembe drum like this.

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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.
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