15 Containers of Books For Africa Books Sponsored by U.S. Department of Defense Land in Africa

April 1st, 2024

Books For Africa is pleased to have received confirmation that over 390,000 books shipped to three different partners in Nigeria, South Sudan, and Kenya have landed and been distributed. These books, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense Funded Transportation Program, were shipped between June and November of last year. 


Books Are Still Vital for Literacy and Learning

Lucia Ndabula

Mail & Guardian

March 14th, 2024

While the improved 2023 matric pass rate is cause for celebration, consider the almost 500,000 children who started grade one in the same year but dropped out of school along the way. What can be done to ensure that more learners stay in the system until grade 12?


Atlanta woman sends 45,000 books to children in her native Congo

Laura Berrios

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

March 8th, 2024

Niclette Mundabi of Atlanta wanted to do something special for her 35th birthday. Instead of receiving presents, she decided to give books—thousands of books—to children in her native country, the Democratic Republic of Congo.


Books For Africa is next Rosenmeier Forum topic

Brainerd Dispatch

February 22nd, 2024

BRAINERD — The community is invited to attend the next Rosenmeier Forum, "Filling a Continent of Libraries: Books For Africa," happening at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, in Central Lakes College’s Chalberg Theatre on the Brainerd campus. The speaker is Pat Plonski, executive director of Books For Africa.


2023 Annual Report: Record Setting Four Million Books Shipped Highlights Books For Africa's 35th Anniversary

February 16th, 2024

Books For Africa has released its fiscal year 2023 Annual Report! Check out the news, success stories, and a selection of curated photo highlights from recipients.


Book Signing - The Book King - March 1st, 2024

February 7th, 2024

Join Books For Africa's former Board President and author Rosemond Sarpong Owens with Founder Tom Warth on March 1st in Minnesota!