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BFA Celebrates Father's Day 2020

May 27th, 2020

We’re celebrating the fathers in our lives! This month, BFA is highlighting the work dads do raising and teaching their kids by profiling some special dads in the lives of our partners, staff and friends.

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Quarter Million Book Shipment to Zimbabwe Helps Set Record at BFA

May 15th, 2020

Books For Africa is proud to announce that with today's shipment of three containers of books to the Zambezi Schoolbook Project in Zimbabwe, we have met and exceeded our book shipping goal for FY 20! Over 250,000 books left our Atlanta warehouse today in these three containers.

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Books For Africa Supports Library Training Project in Ethiopia

May 14th, 2020

Our friends at the Ethiopian Knowledge and Technology Transfer Society (EKTTS) have reported successful outcomes two years into their ongoing partnership with BFA to improve library services and training across Ethiopia.

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BFA Celebrates Mother's Day

April 30th, 2020

Books For Africa supporters often sponsor the shipment of books to honor someone in their lives. What better holiday to honor women leaders than Mother’s Day? In honor of women’s leadership, BFA created the Girls Empowerment Collection and has collected stories of mothers who inspire us.

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Distributing Books Safely During Covid-19 in Tanzania

April 29th, 2020

A shipment recently arrived in Tanzania, where BFA partners are finding creative ways to distribute books while maintaining social distancing measures.

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Memorial Library Shipment Arrives in Tanzania

April 21st, 2020

A shipment recently arrived in Tanzania with an Elsey Kirabo Memorial library! Schools are not in session, but a few teachers came in to receive the books and unpack them for when the students eventually return.

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