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Books For Africa Launching African Union Partnership in January

Trevor Williams

Global Atlanta

December 11th, 2018

Books for Africa, which has sent more than 40 million books to the continent including many from a warehouse in Atlanta, has landed a partnership with the African Union, the multilateral body bringing together 55 nations.

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Global Effort Sends Books To Lumwana, Zambia

December 10th, 2018

A Books For Africa shipment of 22,000 books, which left our Warehouse in August, was recently received in Zambia! Container captain Martyn Howie led a successful fundraising effort from his home in Lumwana, Zambia, building support from around the globe for the Lumwana Book Project.

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Reading project has books for Africa

Nivashni Nair

Sunday Times

December 4th, 2018

When a Pretoria-based soldier made a social media appeal for books for his nephews three years ago, he opened a chapter in his life that would see him deliver more than 21,000 books all over the country.

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Books For Africa 2018 Recipient Feedback Survey

November 6th, 2018

In 2016 Books For Africa implemented an enhanced post-shipment survey to improve the monitoring and evaluation process for container projects. The 2018 survey, compiled by BFA Project Manager Erin Yates, includes feedback from 43 recipients from 25 countries across the African continent.

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Five Medical Students Equipped with Tablets Preloaded with the Application Versions of the World's Best-selling Medical Textbook

Natasha Jacha

The Economist - Namibia

November 2nd, 2018

Mandela Washington Fellow, Wilfried Mbamba, handed over tablets to five medical students studying at the University of Namibia (UNAM)’s School of Medicine at the Hage Geingob Campus, last week. Wilfried Mbamba is one of 700 young African leaders that recently visited the United States of America during this year’s Mandela Washington Fellowship program.

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Uganda Project Serves Rural Schools, Orphanages

October 18th, 2018

A container of 22,000 BFA books recently arrived in Uganda, where it was received by local NGO Bega kwa Bega (Shoulder to Shoulder)! Bega kwa Bega works to help the more than 2.5 million orphans in Uganda find roads to success, and education is an important part of their work.

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