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!


Books For Africa Earns 2024 Guidestar Platinum Seal of Transparency

January 25th, 2024

Books For Africa has once again been awarded the Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition from Guidestar, the world’s largest source of information on nonprofits.


BFA Supporter Brings Thousands of Books to Nigeria

January 17th, 2024

BFA supporter Tunji Adesesan has sent over 16,000 books to Nigerian schools and prison libraries over the past several years. Read more about how and why he's done it in our latest success story!


Books For Africa Books Recipient Receives United Nations Award

December 13th, 2023

Abdullahi Mire, a native of Somalia who fled violence at the age of three with his mother and two siblings and spent 23 years in a refugee camp in Kenya, was recently named as this year’s Nansen Global Laureate, the UN Refugee Agency’s highest honor. 


Books For Africa Ships Art Books to Ethiopian Dance Center

November 28th, 2023

Ron Aminzade, a retired sociology professor at the Universities of Wisconsin and Minnesota, met Melaku Belay, an Ethiopian dancer and director of the Fendika Cultural Center in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in 2020 when Belay was performing at the Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis. It was the beginning of an impactful friendship that is making a difference for children and adults in Ethiopia.


“Language Should Not Be a Barrier to Good Health:” Books For Africa Sends Swahili Women’s Health Book to Tanzania

November 21st, 2023

Books For Africa recently partnered with sponsor Greg Davis, the Pastoral Women Council, and Emanyata School to get a shipment of books to Loliondo, Tanzania. This shipment included a Girls Empowerment Collection and a special add-on of a Swahili-language maternal and women’s health book!