Krio Language Books and Girls Empowerment Collections Distributed in Sierra Leone

September 24th, 2021

The Sierra Leone Book Trust has been busy distributing books just in time for the school year. This distribution included local language books and girls empowerment collections. Check out the great photos from distribution!


Books For Africa Collaborating with U.S. Global Leadership Coalition for Heartland Summit

September 20th, 2021

USGLC’s inaugural virtual Heartland Summit is an event to showcase what America’s role in the world is worth to communities across America’s heartland. Books For Africa is a partner of this event – check out more details and register!


Tunisian Minister of Foreign Affairs Recognizes BFA Cooperation on Twitter

September 15th, 2021

The Tunisian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Othman Jerandi, tweeted in recognition of the Tunisian government's collaboration with Books For Africa.


This Is The Time: Investing in Africa with Ambassador Hilda Suka-Mafudze

September 1st, 2021

Supply Chain Now recently interviewed AU Ambassador Hilda Suka-Mafudze, BFA Executive Director Patrick Plonski, and BFA Board Member Matilda Arhin to discuss the importance of investing in Africa.


Books For Africa’s Annual Kilimanjaro Society Reception in Minnesota

August 25th, 2021

The annual Kilimanjaro Reception took place in Minnesota on August 18. Check out the photos and summary of award winners in our latest story!


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Borgen Magazine

August 18th, 2021

The Borgen Project spoke with Books For Africa’s Executive Director Patrick Plonski. Rather than sending the books wherever the organization prefers, the organization operates under what Plonski describes as a “demand-driven” system. Organizations in Africa send out requests for books, which Books For Africa then attempts to meet. The sizes of organizations requesting books range from as small as a village to as large as a country.