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Books For Africa Celebrates DOD Partnership at Warehouse Open House Parties in Georgia and Minnesota

September 28th, 2022

Books For Africa hosted warehouse parties in our Minnesota and Georgia warehouses last week! These celebrations, held annually, are a way to thank our donors, volunteers, and supporters that make our work possible. We were delighted to host Minnesota Congresswoman Betty McCollum as a special guest and speaker at our Minnesota event!

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Books For Africa Receives New Shipment of 10 Law & Democracy Libraries from Partner Thomson Reuters

September 27th, 2022

On the occasion of its Georgia warehouse party, Books For Africa received a set of 10 Law & Democracy Libraries from its partner, Thomson Reuters. Executive Director Pat Plonski and Board President Mike Essien were on site to observe the delivery.

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Nigerian Royalty Visits Books For Africa Warehouse

September 27th, 2022

His Royal Majesty Richard Oghenevwogaga Ebelle Okorefe I said he deeply appreciates the mission and contribution of Books For Africa over the years.

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Books Inspire Readers of All Ages in Kenya

September 2nd, 2022

Books For Africa is pleased to share the latest report from Kenya from librarian Esther Muinde, a recipient of Kenya Connect.

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4 teenagers set to change the African child’s prospects through reading

Fred Quame Asare

My Joy Online

September 1st, 2022

Four teenagers have decided to help change the prospects of the African child by helping to improve English literacy on the continent through reading. 

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Mandela Day of Service

Monitor

August 15th, 2022

Twenty-four Africans from 15 countries who are part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders volunteered at the Books For Africa warehouse in St. Paul (717 Prior Ave. N.) on July 14, where they sorted and packed books for students in Africa.

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