Books For Africa Holds Summit Society Reception at Kenyan Embassy in Washington, DC.

June 14th, 2023

Books For Africa leadership was in Washington, D.C. for our annual Summit Society Reception, and to attend the US Global Leadership Coalition annual summit!


Books For Africa 2023 Summer Newsletter

May 31st, 2023

2023 has been a record setting year at Books For Africa! As we approach the end of our fiscal year on June 30th, we hope to surpass 4 million books shipped to Africa this year, which would represent an all-time high-water mark. We are thrilled to bring this momentum into our 35th anniversary year, which will culminate in our A Book For Every Child Gala in September! 


Afro Deli and Restaurants owner is Minnesota Small Business Person of the Year

Morgan Wolfe


March 15th, 2023

Long time friend of BFA Abdirahman Kahin was recently named the Minnesota Small Business Person of the Year. Read more and see the interview from local NBC affiliate KARE-11. Our congratulations to Kahin and the Afro Deli team!


Celebrating World Book Day 2023: New books bring smiles to Zimbabwean children around Gonarezhou National Park!

AWCF Paw Press

March 15th, 2023

At the end of 2022, a delivery of 56 boxes of books arrived in Zimbabwe, heading straight for schools around Gonarezhou National Park (GNP). Through a long-term partnership with Zambezi Schoolbook Project and Books For Africa, AWCF has been able to establish 108 fully stocked libraries and are now at the stage of replenishing and supplementing the libraries with fresh stories and educational books for the pupils.


With input from Minnesotans, African native invigorates his homeland

Neal St. Anthony

Star Tribune

March 9th, 2023

William Kamkwamba spoke at the annual luncheon of St. Paul-based "Books for Africa," the 34-year nonprofit and Windmills partner that is supplying textbooks and donated power tools.