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African Union Announces Books For Africa Partnership

October 1st, 2018

Books For Africa is excited to announce an ongoing partnership with the African Union that will deliver tens of thousands of books to the AU Library in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia! The agreement, announced Friday, September 28th at the Books For Africa 30th Anniversary Gala, will deliver an initial shipment of 22,000 books on mathematics, science, law, health and other subjects, to coincide with the next AU Summit in Addis Ababa in January 2019!

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BFA Earns Seventh Consecutive Perfect Rating From Charity Navigator

July 24th, 2018

Books For Africa has received Charity Navigator’s 4-star rating for the seventh consecutive year, the highest possible rating. Charity Navigator is the country’s premiere charity evaluator and rates charities on sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. BFA is also proud to be listed as one of the 10 best humanitarian relief organizations based on our 4-star rating and the impact or our programs!

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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.

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Books For Africa Celebrates International Literacy Day With Top Charity Navigator Rating

September 6th, 2017

Books For Africa has received Charity Navigator’s 4-star rating for the sixth consecutive year, the highest possible rating. Charity Navigator is the country’s premiere charity evaluator and rates charities on sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. The perfect Charity Navigator rating comes just before Books For Africa and other groups around the world are celebrating International Literacy Day on September 8, sponsored for the past 50 years by UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

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