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Vikings Community Relations Team Volunteer at St. Paul Warehouse

April 4th, 2022

Books For Africa’s St. Paul warehouse was pleased to host members of the Minnesota Vikings Community Relations team as they volunteered sorting and packing books.

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Books For Africa Supports 2022 World Health Day

March 31st, 2022

Books For Africa is pleased to support Global Minnesota in presenting the World Health Day Symposium on April 7th. This year’s theme is “Accelerating Health Equity by Design.”

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Books For Africa Receives 2022 Guidestar Platinum Seal of Transparency

March 11th, 2022

Books For Africa has once again been awarded the Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition awarded by Guidestar, the world’s largest source of information on nonprofits.

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Help Better World Books Raise $10,000 for BFA This March

March 4th, 2022

BFA partner Better World Books is holding a fundraiser in March to raise $10,000 to send books to kids in Africa! Click to read more about how you can contribute with your purchase of books.

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BFA Releases 2021 Annual Report Documenting the Shipment of 3.1 million Books to 28 African Countries

February 23rd, 2022

Books For Africa has released its FY 2021 Annual Report! Check out the news, success stories, and a selection of curated photo highlights from recipients.

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Afro Deli owner ships over 100,000 books to Somalia, Djibouti

Nina Raemont

St. Paul Pioneer Press

February 17th, 2022

Abdirahman Kahin has no trouble sleeping. You’d think the owner of Afro Deli would, considering how much he fits into his schedule. Aside from managing three — make that four in the spring — Afro Deli locations across the Twin Cities, Kahin recently sponsored the shipment of more than 110,000 books to Somalia and Djibouti through the St. Paul-based nonprofit Books for Africa.

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