Stout Library Donates More Than 12,500 Books to Books For Africa Program

Pam Powers

Dunn County News

December 10th, 2021

University of Wisconsin-Stout donated more than 12,500 textbooks recently to Books for Africa. The books, which were withdrawn from the University Library Instructional Resources Service, otherwise likely would have ended up in a landfill.


Plymouth man leads efforts to send 16,000 books to students in Ghana

Sun Sailor

December 8th, 2021

Students in Ghana received more than 16,000 books last week as part of a collaboration between the African Diaspora Development Institute and Books For Africa, a St. Paul-based nonprofit.


Group that seeks to reconnect African diaspora with their roots ships books to Ghana

Mshale Staff


December 1st, 2021

A container with 16,000 books arrived in Cape Coast, Ghana this week as the launch of a historic trade and investment expo dubbed "Wakanda-One, City of Return" is taking place. The books which will benefit students in the country is a collaboration between the African Diaspora Development Institute (ADDI), a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit and the St. Paul based Books for Africa, the largest shipper of donated school textbooks to the African continent.


Kisii University Vice Chancellor meets with Books For Africa leadership


November 18th, 2021

Kisii University Vice Chancellor John Akama and the director of research and outreach at the university Dr. Anakalo Shitandi met on Friday with the executive director of Books For Africa Dr. Patrick Plonksi and a handful of board of directors at the book shipper’s headquarters.


St. Paul's Books For Africa Recognized with Four-star Rating from Charity Navigator for a Decade

Shannon Brault

Pioneer Press

November 8th, 2021

St. Paul-based charity Books for Africa received its 10th consecutive four-star rating from Charity Navigator this week, a feat that is only accomplished by three percent of the charities reviewed.


Books For Africa Receives 10th Consecutive 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator; Joins Top 3 Percent of Charities Rated

EIN Presswire

November 5th, 2021

Books For Africa (BFA) has received its 10th consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, a ranking that only three percent of charities reviewed attained.