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Remembering Vivian Mason with a Law Library for Ghana

August 5th, 2020

Books For Africa lost a dear friend on June 18th when Vivian Mason passed away. Vivian helped create the law book program for BFA, which was launched in 2008. BFA is planning to ship a law library to Ghana later this year in Vivian's memory.

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BFA Remembers Former Tanzanian President Benjamin Mpaka

July 28th, 2020

Former Tanzanian President Benjamin Mpaka passed away on Friday, July 24. Not only was President Mpaka a one-time ambassador to the U.S. and a two-term leader from 1995 to 2005, he was also a friend and supporter of Books For Africa. Read more about President Mpaka's support and BFA's plans to honor his memory.

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A Record Year for BFA in FY 2020

July 20th, 2020

BFA is pleased to report another record year in fiscal year 2020! Over the 12-month period, we achieved our highest ever numbers for books shipped to Africa. Check out the summary!

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African Development University Enhances Library with Shipment from BFA

July 1st, 2020

We recently got good news from African Development University, who used a container of books to make their library collections one of the top well-stocked libraries in Niger!

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Mayor Attends Book Distribution in Kitwe, Zambia

June 25th, 2020

Distribution is underway for a recent container shipment of 22,000 books in Kitwe, Zambia! Check out the video of restocking at the Buche Public Library, where the Mayor was in attendance.

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Girls Empowerment Collection Reaches Pamoja Youth Initiative in Zanzibar

June 12th, 2020

A Girls Empowerment Collection, sponsored by Luanne Nyberg and Julie Andberg, has arrived in Zanzibar for the Pamoja Youth Initiative!

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