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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.

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Concordia Language Villages Blog Highlights BFA Publishing Initiative

Chelsea Rosendale

WorldView

March 11th, 2020

Concordia Language Villages' WorldView blog ran a post highlighting two of BFA's initiatives - BFA Publishing and the Girls Empowerment Collection - for their effort in using language and culture to build a love of reading.

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Minnesota Humanities Center Builds on Existing Somali Language Partnership with BFA

Minnesota Humanities Center

Sun Sailor

March 6th, 2020

The Minnesota Humanities Center recently announced the publication and launch of “Crossroads: An Anthology of Resilience and Hope,” by young Somali writers. “Crossroads” builds on the success of four widely distributed children’s books from the Minnesota Humanities Center’s Somali Bilingual Book Project, published as part of the BFA Publishing initiative.

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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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