Eden Prairie School Helps Collect French Language Books to be Sent to Mali

Sun Sailor

February 16th, 2022

Local students, the Alliance Française and Books For Africa have joined to collect and send French-language books to students in French-speaking Mali in West Africa.


BFA Publishing Initiative Partners with Ethiopian Printer to Print 25,000 Amharic- and Oromo-language Books

February 16th, 2022

Books For Africa is pleased to announce its exciting latest project under the BFA publishing initiative: books in Amharic and Oromo that are being custom-printed in Ethiopia!


Books For Africa Showcases Recipient Photos in 2021 Photo Contest

February 15th, 2022

Books For Africa recently closed its 2021 photo contest and is pleased to showcase some amazing photos sent by book recipients from across the continent.


Rogers Park Mom Helps Kids Amplify Their Diverse Voices with Her New Books

Lori Orlinsky

Chicago Parent

February 11th, 2022

As a child growing up in rural Africa, Nonku Adumetey did not have access to books. When she became a mom and found herself living in Rogers Park, Adumetey was disappointed to find that while access to books was no longer a problem, she was unable to find books that represented diverse characters like her own toddler-aged kids.


Donated French-language books from local sources headed for West Africa

Pamela Thompson

Northfield News

February 9th, 2022

For Northfield’s Charlie Cogan and Cerif Keita, donating French-language books to students in West Africa is all about building amities — friendships.


Tempo Afric Interviews BFA Project Manager

February 8th, 2022

Tempo Afric, a news agency highlighting matters that concern Africa and the African diaspora, sat down to interview BFA Project Manager Erin Moran about all the ins and outs of BFA operations, including some of the most recent projects and successes and how to get involved!