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Atlanta Newspaper Covers BFA's Work to Fight the Covid-19 Pandemic

Pamela Miller

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

April 10th, 2020

In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, Books For Africa continues to assist medical personnel with needed medical resource books and students with instructional materials. With the help of a recently approved $150,000 grant from the Merck Foundation, BFA is providing thousands of medical resource books in print and medical e-books to doctors, nurses and medical students across the African continent.

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Medical Reference Books Donated to Health Practitioners in Tumu

Ghana News Agency

News Ghana

March 19th, 2020

Reference books on viruses and other contagious diseases were donated to health practitioners in the Sissala East Municipality, as part of an initiative with Books For Africa.

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Concordia Language Villages Blog Highlights BFA Publishing Initiative

Chelsea Rosendale

WorldView

March 11th, 2020

Concordia Language Villages' WorldView blog ran a post highlighting two of BFA's initiatives - BFA Publishing and the Girls Empowerment Collection - for their effort in using language and culture to build a love of reading.

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Minnesota Humanities Center Builds on Existing Somali Language Partnership with BFA

Minnesota Humanities Center

Sun Sailor

March 6th, 2020

The Minnesota Humanities Center recently announced the publication and launch of “Crossroads: An Anthology of Resilience and Hope,” by young Somali writers. “Crossroads” builds on the success of four widely distributed children’s books from the Minnesota Humanities Center’s Somali Bilingual Book Project, published as part of the BFA Publishing initiative.

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Verizon Volunteers Share Time with Books For Africa

Sravya Gajjala

Inside Verizon

February 20th, 2020

Members from Verizon employee resource groups BRAVE (Black Resource Association of Verizon Employees), and BOLD (Black Organizers, Leaders and Doers of VZ Media) have been busy volunteering in 2020. So far, V Teamers from BRAVE and BOLD have logged more than 700 volunteer hours for organizations such as Junior Achievement, National Society of Blank Engineers, and Books for Africa.

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