David Robinson, Son of Baseball Legend Jackie Robinson, Visits Minnesota to Promote Books For Africa

October 19th, 2016

David Robinson, the son of baseball icon Jackie Robinson, traveled from his home on a coffee cooperative in Tanzania to visit Minnesota September 22-24 to talk about his work with Books For Africa. Robinson, who has lived in Tanzania for more than 30 years, participated earlier this year in a walk across Zanzibar, off the coast of Tanzania, led by BFA Founder Tom Warth to raise money, deliver books and help end the book famine in Africa.


Books For Africa Container Recipient Survey Data

October 10th, 2016

As part of Books For Africa’s ongoing monitoring and evaluation process, an enhanced post-shipment survey was developed for fiscal year 2016. This direct feedback from recipients allows BFA to identify success points of our current programs, and helps pinpoint where we can improve our process to create the best possible outcomes for recipients.


David Robinson Discusses Work in Tanzania, Growing Up As Jackie Robinson's Son

September 23rd, 2016

David Robinson, son of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, was interviewed during Books For Africa Night at Target Field in Minneapolis before throwing out the ceremonial first pitch, He discusses his partnership with Books For Africa, and what it meant to grow up as the son of Jackie Robinson.


Activist son of Jackie Robinson comes to make a pitch or two

Ruben Rosario

Pioneer Press

September 16th, 2016

Robinson, a social activist, businessman and coffee farmer who has lived in Tanzania for more than three decades, is in town this week to volunteer for Books for Africa


Minnesota Charity Supports Ethiopian Library

Kellen Kebaara

Insight News

August 7th, 2016