News

Momentous Month Sees 40 Millionth Book Shipped, 52 Countries Served

December 12th, 2017

In an unprecedented month of activity, Books For Africa has reached two major milestones! First, the 40 millionth book donated to Africa left our Atlanta Warehouse. Then, in quick succession, we saw our first ever containers depart to Mauritius, Seychelles, and Libya, bringing us ever closer to our goal of serving every country in Africa! In pursuit of our mission to end the book famine in Africa, we aim to reach children and students that would not otherwise have an opportunity to hold a book in their hands.

Read More...

Books For Africa 2017 Recipient Feedback Survey

December 6th, 2017

2017 marks year two of Books For Africa's enhanced post-shipment survey. This survey collects direct feedback from BFA recipients, allowing our team to assess where we have been most successful, and where there is room for improvement. Last year's report brought great feedback and information, and we are proud to have 100% of respondents agree that the books received are relevant to their programs!

Read More...

Little Free Library Delivered to Historic Alexandria Library in Egypt as Part of Books For Africa Initiative

November 2nd, 2017

A piece of Midwestern literary culture now resides in one of the world’s oldest libraries in Alexandria, Egypt, thanks to a joint effort by nonprofits Books For Africa, Little Free Library, Minnesota Friends of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina and the Minnesota Book Awards program.

Read More...

Bid to End Chronic Books Shortage in Schools, Colleges

Mark Oloo

Standard Newspaper - Kenya

October 23rd, 2017

Read More...