News

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!

Read More...

BFA and Thomson Reuters Celebrate 100th Law Library Shipped to Africa

December 11th, 2019

Books For Africa and Thomson Reuters recently celebrated the shipment of their 100th law library to the African continent at an event with distinguished guests from both organizations, and congratulatory letters from former Vice President Walter Mondale and Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison.

Read More...

Working Towards a Book for Every Pupil in the Dadaab Refugee Camps

Lyndsay Nywira

The Star

December 9th, 2019

Abdullahi Mire's goal is to put a book in the hands of every child in the Dadaab Refugee Camps in Kenya. This December, in partnership with Books For Africa, he is providing 20,000 books to start a community library in the camps.

Read More...

BFA Supports Education in Uganda with Bega kwa Bega

December 5th, 2019

Books For Africa recently delivered a 40-foot container of assorted text and reference books to partner organization Bega kwa Bega (Shoulder to Shoulder), which works to promote education in Uganda. The books will be used by over 2,000 teachers and nearly 55,000 students!

Read More...

Books For Africa 2019 Fall Newsletter

November 19th, 2019

Books For Africa is fortunate to have a variety of dedicated partners, both individuals and organizations, who help us make sure the books get to their destination. Their efforts are critical to our mission, and this month's newsletter highlights the work of just a few of them.

Read More...

"Million Books to The Gambia" Initiative Continues to Deliver

November 18th, 2019

BFA board member Lamin "Lang" Dibba recently traveled to The Gambia, where he was present for the arrival of the latest delivery under the Million Books for The Gambia project - a container of about 30,000 textbooks and library books.

Read More...