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Books For Africa Receives Visit and Donation from Walker Bookstore

November 5th, 2020

The Books For Africa Minnesota warehouse recently had the pleasure of hosting Purchasing Manager Ken Fitzgerald (pictured at left) from Walker Bookstore, who remitted a substantial donation of books!

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2020 Recipient Feedback Survey Shows BFA Books Are of High Quality and Very Useful

October 27th, 2020

Books For Africa has just completed its fifth year of recipient surveys! The survey found that recipients overwhelming rate BFA books as useful and of high quality, and the five years of data has shown some very positive trends in usefulness and relevance of books delivered!

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Books Distributed in Northern Togo

October 22nd, 2020

Books from BFA’s Ellothebooks shipment to Togo recently arrived in Dapaong, in the far north of the country, for distribution! Read more about the Minnesotan connections to this project in our latest Success Story.

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50 Millionth Book Celebration Raises Funds to Sponsor Over 806,000 Books to Africa

October 20th, 2020

Books For Africa’s 50 Millionth Book Virtual Global Celebration was a resounding success! The Global Celebration raised over $403,000, enough to sponsor over 806,000 books to Africa.

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BFA-supported Library in Ethiopia Reaches Half a Million Visits

September 9th, 2020

In 2013, a BFA-supported library project was launched in the town of Nedjo, in the Oromia region of Ethiopia. BFA recently received a report reflection nearly half a million library visits in the seven-year period since!

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Books For Africa Awarded 9th Consecutive Top Rating by Charity Navigator, Putting it in Top 4 Percent of All US Charities

September 1st, 2020

Books For Africa has been awarded its ninth consecutive 4-star rating by Charity Navigator. This is the highest possible ranking, and reflects BFA’s commitment to transparency and accountability.

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