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Give to the Max Day Benefits Sembabule

March 2nd, 2020

Give to the Max Day makes good on its goal!  Thanks to the generous support of our donors on Give to the Max Day last November, a container of books recently arrived in Sembabule, central Uganda, to be distributed at a pair of schools.

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Books Distributed in Banjul

February 27th, 2020

A 40-foot container of reference books recently arrived in Banjul, The Gambia, and was distributed to the Banjul National Library as well as schools across the city.

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Celebrating our 50 Millionth Book

February 24th, 2020

In 2020, Books For Africa aims to ship our 50 millionth book to Africa! Please join us in presenting the 50 millionth book to the Ambassador of Ghana at our annual luncheon.

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Ghana Community Celebrates Book Arrival

February 14th, 2020

Check out the video of the celebration in Ghana when books from our latest shipment of 36,000 arrived in the Ellembelle district!

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Luanne Nyberg Girls Empowerment Fund

February 3rd, 2020

Books For Africa (BFA) has established the Luanne Nyberg Girls Empowerment Fund in honor of our late, great former board president, Kilimanjaro Society donor, and friend.

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Supporting Vulnerable Youth in South Africa

February 3rd, 2020

FHI 360's Capacity Development and Support (CDS) Program has been hard at work distributing a BFA shipment of about 40,000 books to vulnerable youth across five provinces in South Africa.  The books have been used to establish libraries, play centers and resource centers and to improve school resources for young people up to age 24.

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