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William Kamkwamba Headlines Books For Africa's Reading For All Fundraising Luncheon

May 1st, 2023

Books For Africa’s annual fundraising luncheon was held Friday, April 28th, 2023 at the Town and Country Club in St. Paul, Minnesota. This year’s event, Reading For All, was highlighted by a keynote speech from William Kamkwamba, author and subject of bestseller The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind!

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BFA Volunteer Spotlight: Perry Mitchell

April 19th, 2023

If you ever visit the Books For Africa Atlanta warehouse, you will probably run into Perry Mitchell sorting books, joking with staff and chatting with fellow volunteers. For the past six years, Perry a former advertising creative director, who is 80, drives 40 minutes twice a week from his home near Emory University to the warehouse in Marietta.

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BFA Sponsors World Literacy Summit, attends World Expo Presentation

April 4th, 2023

Books For Africa participated in the 2023 World Literacy Summit in Oxford, United Kingdom in April. BFA was excited to sponsor this great event, and Founder Tom Warth and Executive Director Patrick Plonski attended and hosted a Books For Africa booth at the summit. Plonski also represented BFA at the 2027 World Expo Presentation for the United States in Paris, France on his travels.

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Partnership with U.S. Department of Defense Spreads Books Across Zimbabwe

April 3rd, 2023

A shipment to Zimbabwe in partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense Humanitarian Assistance Transportation Program is currently completing distribution across Zimbabwe. Books For Africa’s books are going so far as to make their way to their destination by ox cart!

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BFA Releases 2022 Annual Report, Highlighting the Shipment of 3.2 million Books to 27 African Countries

February 22nd, 2023

Books For Africa has released its fiscal year 2022 Annual Report! Check out the news, success stories, and a selection of curated photo highlights from recipients.

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MLK Day of Service Volunteers Show Up in Force

February 6th, 2023

Books For Africa has a long tradition of hosting large volunteer groups on MLK Day, and this year local media in Georgia turned out to hear more from BFA staff and the nearly 100 volunteers that joined us for this important day of service.

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