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Working Towards a Book for Every Pupil in the Dadaab Refugee Camps

Lyndsay Nywira

The Star

December 9th, 2019

Abdullahi Mire's goal is to put a book in the hands of every child in the Dadaab Refugee Camps in Kenya. This December, in partnership with Books For Africa, he is providing 20,000 books to start a community library in the camps.

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BFA Supports Education in Uganda with Bega kwa Bega

December 5th, 2019

Books For Africa recently delivered a 40-foot container of assorted text and reference books to partner organization Bega kwa Bega (Shoulder to Shoulder), which works to promote education in Uganda. The books will be used by over 2,000 teachers and nearly 55,000 students!

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Books For Africa 2019 Fall Newsletter

November 19th, 2019

Books For Africa is fortunate to have a variety of dedicated partners, both individuals and organizations, who help us make sure the books get to their destination. Their efforts are critical to our mission, and this month's newsletter highlights the work of just a few of them.

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"Million Books to The Gambia" Initiative Continues to Deliver

November 18th, 2019

BFA board member Lamin "Lang" Dibba recently traveled to The Gambia, where he was present for the arrival of the latest delivery under the Million Books for The Gambia project - a container of about 30,000 textbooks and library books.

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BFA Books Reach 22 Schools in Zambia

November 15th, 2019

A BFA shipment of over 400 boxes of books recently arrived in Zambia! In partnership with the Ministry of Education and Children in the Wilderness, the books were distributed to 22 schools around the Livingstone area.

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Bookmobile Project Distributes Books to Rural Schools in Kenya

November 11th, 2019

Books for Africa recently completed a shipment of over 22,000 primary and secondary level books, with a total value of over a quarter million dollars, to the Bookmobile Project, in partnership with Kisii University in Kenya. The shipment consisted of primary and secondary level books that were distributed to over 70 schools in western Kenya.

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