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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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Amy Klobuchar Words Change Worlds Luncheon Video

May 19th, 2017

Senator Klobuchar could not join us for the 2017 Words Change Worlds fundraising luncheon, but she sent this wonderful video to kick off the event!

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The Importance Of Books - 2017 Video

May 19th, 2017

In this video, we talk to BFA supporters and recipients about the importance of getting books requested by African countries into the hands of students and community members who need them.

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