News

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.

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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.

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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.

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Books Support Kids through Quarantine in Rwanda

April 8th, 2020

We recently heard from two of our Container Captains about a recent visit to Rwanda and how books are helping children keep up with their learning during the current school closures.

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Celebrating a Record Year in 2020

April 6th, 2020

Even amid a global crisis, Books For Africa is creating cause for celebration! With a recent shipment to Kenya, we celebrated 3.3 million books shipped in fiscal year 2020, which is a record year for BFA.

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BFA Receives Guidestar Platinum Seal of Transparency

April 3rd, 2020

This week, BFA was recognized with a Platinum Seal of Transparency from Guidestar. The seal recognizes BFA's commitment to transparency in sharing our metrics, which reflect the reach and impact of our programs over time.

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