Providing Medical and School Books Amidst the Covid-19 Pandemic

March 27th, 2020

In the midst of a global coronavirus epidemic, Books for Africa is continuing to do its part to support students facing school shutdowns and medical personnel with needed medical resource books. In fact, 2020 is now a record year in BFA's 32-year history, with 3.3 million books and counting shipped to African students this fiscal year.


Excitement Greets New Shipment in Togo

March 11th, 2020

After leaving the U.S. last December, a shipment of nearly 27,000 books has arrived in Togo! The happy faces in the pictures we received from our partners speak for themselves.


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.


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.


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.


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!