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BFA Sends Books to Schools in Ghana with BetterWorld Trust and Ghana Book Trust

January 15th, 2020

Books For Africa recently worked with BetterWorld Trust to deliver a 40-foot container of supplementary books to Ghana Book Trust (GBT), to be distributed in Ghana. GBT worked with literacy NGOs such as Biblionef Ghana and Rotary Club to make sure the books reached the correct beneficiaries.

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BFA Partners Distribute Books Across Kenya

January 6th, 2020

BFA partner Maktabas Inc. (Maktaba means "library" in Swahili) and Container Captain Louis Brownstone have been hard at work distributing books in Kenya over the past month!

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BFA Board Member Fatima Lawson Appointed to Governor's Council for MLK Day

Mshale Staff

Mshale

January 6th, 2020

We are proud to announce the appointment of Books For Africa Board Member Dr. Fatima Lawson as a member of the Governor’s Council on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday.

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Celebrating Children with Books in Ghana

Daniel Kaku

Modern Ghana

December 30th, 2019

The Member of Parliament for Ellembelle Constituency in Ghana, Emmanuel Armah Kofi-Buah, has organised an end-of-year party for over 6,000 children within his region on Christmas Day 25th December. The MP supplied the children with literature books plus other stationery to improve their academic performance. He explained that.... "the gesture would motivate them and encourage them to become responsible and disciplined future leaders in Ellembelle and Ghana at large."

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Books For Africa Publishing Prints Somali Language Books

December 30th, 2019

Books For Africa Publishing, BFA's publishing initiative, has custom-printed 44,000 Somali-language books for shipment to Somalia! 11,000 copies of four children's titles have been printed in partnership with the Minnesota Humanities Center and will be distributed to young students across Somalia.

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