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Supporting Vulnerable Youth in South Africa

February 3rd, 2020

FHI 360's Capacity Development and Support (CDS) Program has been hard at work distributing a BFA shipment of about 40,000 books to vulnerable youth across five provinces in South Africa. The books have been used to establish libraries, play centers and resource centers and to improve school resources for young people up to age 24.

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Book Recipients Report Positive Feedback for 2019

January 29th, 2020

The results are in! BFA has collected feedback from recipients in 14 countries for 2019, and the results comprehensively indicate that BFA books are of high quality and are useful to recipients.

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BFA Sends Books to Schools in Ghana with BetterWorld Trust and Ghana Book Trust

January 15th, 2020

Books For Africa recently worked with BetterWorld Trust to deliver a 40-foot container of supplementary books to Ghana Book Trust (GBT), to be distributed in Ghana. GBT worked with literacy NGOs such as Biblionef Ghana and Rotary Club to make sure the books reached the correct beneficiaries.

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BFA Partners Distribute Books Across Kenya

January 6th, 2020

BFA partner Maktabas Inc. (Maktaba means "library" in Swahili) and Container Captain Louis Brownstone have been hard at work distributing books in Kenya over the past month!

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BFA Board Member Fatima Lawson Appointed to Governor's Council for MLK Day

Mshale Staff

Mshale

January 6th, 2020

We are proud to announce the appointment of Books For Africa Board Member Dr. Fatima Lawson as a member of the Governor’s Council on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday.

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