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Ghana Community Celebrates Book Arrival

February 14th, 2020

Check out the video of the celebration in Ghana when books from our latest shipment of 36,000 arrived in the Ellembelle district!

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Supporting Vulnerable Youth in South Africa

February 3rd, 2020

FHI 360's Capacity Development and Support (CDS) Program has been hard at work distributing a BFA shipment of about 40,000 books to vulnerable youth across five provinces in South Africa. The books have been used to establish libraries, play centers and resource centers and to improve school resources for young people up to age 24.

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Book Recipients Report Positive Feedback for 2019

January 29th, 2020

The results are in! BFA has collected feedback from recipients in 14 countries for 2019, and the results comprehensively indicate that BFA books are of high quality and are useful to recipients.

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BFA Sends Books to Schools in Ghana with BetterWorld Trust and Ghana Book Trust

January 15th, 2020

Books For Africa recently worked with BetterWorld Trust to deliver a 40-foot container of supplementary books to Ghana Book Trust (GBT), to be distributed in Ghana. GBT worked with literacy NGOs such as Biblionef Ghana and Rotary Club to make sure the books reached the correct beneficiaries.

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BFA Partners Distribute Books Across Kenya

January 6th, 2020

BFA partner Maktabas Inc. (Maktaba means "library" in Swahili) and Container Captain Louis Brownstone have been hard at work distributing books in Kenya over the past month!

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Books For Africa Publishing Prints Somali Language Books

December 30th, 2019

Books For Africa Publishing, BFA's publishing initiative, has custom-printed 44,000 Somali-language books for shipment to Somalia! 11,000 copies of four children's titles have been printed in partnership with the Minnesota Humanities Center and will be distributed to young students across Somalia.

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