The Inception of G.L.E.A.N.

Amir Doctry

G.L.E.A.N. Co-founder

January 22nd, 2021

Read the story of the inception of G.L.E.A.N. for Tanzania, a global network of students and teachers working to improve the lives of students, and how Books For Africa is helping them achieve their goal, in the works of G.L.E.A.N. Co-founder Amir Doctry.


Watch the Journey of our 50 Millionth Book to Africa

December 23rd, 2020

2020 is a momentous year for Books For Africa, as we celebrate 50 million books shipped to Africa! Travel along with our 50 millionth book, “Kofi Loves Music,” as it makes its journey over land and sea, from Minnesota to Ghana.


Partnership with Books For Africa Results in 100 Boxes of Books Distributed to Freetown Students

December 16th, 2020

Through partnership with Books For Africa, the Sierra Leone Book Trust recently distributed over 100 cartons of books to nine different schools in the Wellington community in Freetown.


Gambian Television Covers Arrival of Books For Africa Shipment

December 4th, 2020

With the arrival of a recent book shipment to The Gambia, a ceremony was organized to celebrate the occasion, attended by senior officers from the Ministry of Justice and Basic and Secondary Education. Representatives from Armitage Senior Secondary School were also in attendance. This latest book arrival to The Gambia was coordinated by Books For Africa board of directors member Lang Dibba, who manages the "Million Books to The Gambia" initiative.


Books For Africa Releases New Digital Newsletter Just in Time for Giving Tuesday 2020

December 1st, 2020

Books For Africa is pleased to introduce its new digital newsletter, released just in time for Giving Tuesday 2020! This special digital edition includes video of our Global Celebration and the journey of our 50 millionth book as it makes its way to Africa.


Books For Africa Receives Visit and Donation from Walker Bookstore

November 5th, 2020

The Books For Africa Minnesota warehouse recently had the pleasure of hosting Purchasing Manager Ken Fitzgerald (pictured at left) from Walker Bookstore, who remitted a substantial donation of books!