ChildFund donates container textbooks worth $1,083,840 to MoBSE

Ismaila Sonko

The Point

July 19th, 2022

ChildFund, The Gambia on Friday donated three (3) 40foot containers of textbooks worth $1,083,840.00 to the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MoBSE) to support children’s education across the country.


WCCO Radio Covers Mandela Fellow Visit to BFA Warehouse


July 18th, 2022

WCCO Radio covered the visit of the Mandela Fellows, a prestigious group of visiting young African leaders, to the BFA warehouse in July.


Members of Fellowship Program Help with Books For Africa Shipment


July 15th, 2022

St. Paul’s Books for Africa is preparing to send off another huge shipment of reading material halfway across the world. Thursday’s sorting was another step in getting millions of books to Africa.


Mandela Washington fellows help St. Paul’s Books For Africa to combat ‘book famine’ in the continent

Nina Thompson

Pioneer Press

July 15th, 2022

At the Books For Africa warehouse off of Prior Avenue in St. Paul, students and administrators of the Mandela Washington fellowship program sorted thousands of books Thursday into cardboard boxes, which were bursting at the seams with children’s books and novels. Next to those boxes, shrink-wrapped pallets of stacked textbooks in biology and physics are ready to be sent across the Atlantic to the continent of Africa.


Packing and Shipping Books For Africa

Kare 11

July 15th, 2022

Twenty-four African leaders from 15 different countries sorted and packed books at the Books for Africa warehouse as part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship.


UW-Stout Library recognized by Books for Africa for half-million books donated

LaCrosse Tribune

June 30th, 2022

When University of Wisconsin-Stout’s Instructional Resources Service began its partnership with Books for Africa, the university donated small quantities of titles, and BFA Founder Tom Warth collected the boxes of withdrawn textbooks in his SUV. But now, over these many years, they are needing semitrucks to collect the books