Words Change Worlds Fundraising Luncheon Headlines Great Day of Events

May 23rd, 2017

On May 18, 2017, Books For Africa held its annual Words Change Worlds fundraising luncheon in St. Paul, Minnesota. This year's keynote speaker was His Excellency Ambassador Carlos Dos Santos, Mozambique’s Ambassador to the United States. We were also pleased to welcome His Excellency Maowia Khalid, Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan to the U.S., and Jeffrey Sturchio, president of the Corporate Council on Africa, as featured speakers.


2016 Books For Africa Golf Challenge to Take Place November 4, 2016

July 25th, 2016

Calling all golfers - Books For Africa is hosting a golf tournament to raise funds for literacy! Please join us Friday, November 4, 2016 at St. Marlo Country Club in Atlanta, GA for the 2nd annual Books For Africa Golf Challenge! Our inaugural event was a great success, sponsoring the shipment of over 42,000 to African schools and libraries. We hope to build on that achievement this year; our goal is to raise $50,000 to deliver even more books to African students and communities in need!


University of Iringa Shipment Benefits Students, Community at Large

July 20th, 2016

The University of Iringa in Tanzania recently partnered with Books For Africa to deliver a 40 foot container of books to the University Library. As is often the case with such shipments, the benefits of this project extend well beyond the University students and faculty.


South African Ambassador Dedicates New BFA Warehouse in Atlanta

June 23rd, 2016

Books For Africa’s Atlanta Warehouse relocated in early 2016, more than doubling the square footage in a new 66,000 square foot facility. This new space will allow BFA to better serve the organizations and individuals with whom we partner, and allow us to double down in our efforts to end the African book famine. grand opening celebration was held Saturday, June 18th, where South African Ambassador to the U.S., His Excellency Mninwa Johannes Mahlangu delivered an impassioned keynote address and formally opened the warehouse with a dedication ceremony.


Course Hero, Books For Africa Partnership Eclipses 250,000 Books Delivered to Gambian Schools

June 22nd, 2016

Our friends at Course Hero have reached an extraordinary milestone, officially surpassing 250,000 books donated to BFA partner schools in The Gambia! These books, donated through Course Hero’s Knowledge Drive initiative, are having a direct impact on the lives of students there, giving the next generation of Gambian parents, teachers, and leaders the tools they need to excel in school.


Books For Africa Receives Fifth Consecutive 4-Star Rating From National Evaluator Charity Navigator

June 13th, 2016

Books For Africa has received Charity Navigator's 4-star rating for the fifth consecutive year. Charity Navigator is the country's premiere charity evaluator and rates charities on sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.