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Charity ships millions of books to Africa

WSB-TV Atlanta

December 26th, 2019

Books For Africa's hard-working Atlanta staff took time to talk with Tom Regan of WSB-TV Atlanta! Learn more about our origins and our mission to end the African book famine, and hear from members of our "volunteer army" about why volunteering at BFA is meaningful to them.

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A Message from Shining Hope of Communities in Kenya

December 11th, 2019

Check out this video from our sweet friends at Shining Hope For Communities in Kenya. We were happy to partner with them earlier this year in order to send books to their students in Kibera!

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Getting books from the U.S. feeds these students’ love of reading

Fred de Sam Lazaro

PBS Newshour

June 13th, 2018

Books For Africa has sent more than 41 million books over the last 30 years to 53 different countries, where students say the variety of titles have made them enthusiastic readers. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports.

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Books For Africa Holiday Video

September 28th, 2017

Show someone you care by giving the gift of literacy! Honor a friend or family member this holiday season with a donation to Books For Africa, and we will send an e-card or handwritten note to your honoree letting them know that books are on their way to an African classroom in their name!

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