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Books are Bound for Africa

Ela Lindsay

The Acorn

April 15th, 2021

Agoura High School students Brittney Nial and Helena DeLoof organized a recent collection drive for Books for Africa. They collected 9,000 textbooks, medical books, children's literature, fiction and nonfiction books to be distributed to small library building projects in Africa through BFA.

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NGOs and MP Donate Books to School

Ghana News Agency

News Ghana

April 12th, 2021

Centre for Communities Education and Youth Development (CCEYD) has donated two boxes of books to the Al-Iman Foundation basic school in Tamale. This project was supported by Books For Africa and Vector Global Logistics.

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Bluffton Nonprofit Donates Thousands of Books for African Schoolchildren

Kyle Jordan

WTOC

March 19th, 2021

Tens of thousands of children in Kenya will soon have new libraries in their schools thanks to a non-profit based in Bluffton working with Books For Africa, and one man’s efforts that started with a single book.

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Books For Africa Interviewed by Book Manufacturers' Institute

March 19th, 2021

Check out this great podcast where Books For Africa was interviewed on Manufacturer’s Library, a production of the Book Manufacturers’ Institute.

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The impact of Minnesota’s INGOs is remarkable

Nicholas Hayen and Mark Ritchie

Minnpost

March 9th, 2021

If this past year has taught us anything, it is that the safety and well-being of people halfway across the world can have a dramatic impact on Minnesotans here at home. From hunger, to civil conflict, to global pandemics, Minnesotans know that we are not truly safe until all of us around the world are safe as well.

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50 Million and Counting: Ghana Partnership, COVID-19 Mark Books for Africa’s Packed Year

Trevor Williams

Global Atlanta

March 4th, 2021

Books for Africa’s year was filled with milestones, from adapting to COVID-19 to marking the 50 millionth book sent since it began improving literacy and striving to end the continent’s “book famine” 32 years ago.

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