A Record Year for BFA in FY 2020

July 20th, 2020

BFA is pleased to report another record year in fiscal year 2020! Over the 12-month period, we achieved our highest ever numbers for books shipped to Africa. Check out the summary!


African Development University Enhances Library with Shipment from BFA

July 1st, 2020

We recently got good news from African Development University, who used a container of books to make their library collections one of the top well-stocked libraries in Niger!


Mayor Attends Book Distribution in Kitwe, Zambia

June 25th, 2020

Distribution is underway for a recent container shipment of 22,000 books in Kitwe, Zambia! Check out the video of restocking at the Buche Public Library, where the Mayor was in attendance.


Girls Empowerment Collection Reaches Pamoja Youth Initiative in Zanzibar

June 12th, 2020

A Girls Empowerment Collection, sponsored by Luanne Nyberg and Julie Andberg, has arrived in Zanzibar for the Pamoja Youth Initiative!


Books For Africa Founder Tom Warth to Walk 60 Miles to Celebrate 50 Millionth Book Sent to Africa

June 6th, 2020

Books For Africa (BFA) Founder Tom Warth, 84, began a 60-mile walk June 6 from the Taylors Falls Library to the BFA warehouse in St. Paul to raise money for the group, which hopes to ship its 50 millionth book to Africa this year.


Books For Africa 2020 Summer Newsletter

June 3rd, 2020

2020 has been another record-setting year at Books For Africa, and we wrote all about it in our Summer Newsletter! Take a look at the virtual version to learn more about our accomplishments and our work in the changing era of Covid-19.