BFA Celebrates Mother's Day

April 30th, 2020

Books For Africa supporters often sponsor the shipment of books to honor someone in their lives. What better holiday to honor women leaders than Mother’s Day? In honor of women’s leadership, BFA created the Girls Empowerment Collection and has collected stories of mothers who inspire us.


Distributing Books Safely During Covid-19 in Tanzania

April 29th, 2020

A shipment recently arrived in Tanzania, where BFA partners are finding creative ways to distribute books while maintaining social distancing measures.


A Podcast with BFA Executive Director Patrick Plonski

April 28th, 2020

BFA Executive Director Patrick Plonski was invited as a guest on the latest episode of Vector Global's podcast "Supply Chain Now: Logistics With Purpose."


Memorial Library Shipment Arrives in Tanzania

April 21st, 2020

A shipment recently arrived in Tanzania with an Elsey Kirabo Memorial library! Schools are not in session, but a few teachers came in to receive the books and unpack them for when the students eventually return.


BFA Remains Active in Atlanta Amid Coronavirus

April 13th, 2020

Books For Africa was recently profiled in two of Atlanta's major media outlets, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and WSB-TV 2 Atlanta, for its work supporting medical personnel in Africa with needed medical resource books during the coronavirus pandemic, as well as assisting students with books during school closures.


Atlanta Newspaper Covers BFA's Work to Fight the Covid-19 Pandemic

Pamela Miller

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

April 10th, 2020

In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, Books For Africa continues to assist medical personnel with needed medical resource books and students with instructional materials. With the help of a recently approved $150,000 grant from the Merck Foundation, BFA is providing thousands of medical resource books in print and medical e-books to doctors, nurses and medical students across the African continent.