Books For Africa Ships 130,000 Books January 3-5 From Atlanta to Students in Somalia and Somaliland

January 5th, 2022

Books For Africa, a nonprofit with its main warehouse in Atlanta and offices in St. Paul, Minnesota, is shipping over 130,000 books to schools and libraries in Somalia and Somaliland.


UW-Stout donates over 12,500 textbooks to Books for Africa

Ev Denton


December 15th, 2021

UW-Stout is helping students halfway across the world gain a college education by donating more than 12,500 textbooks to Books for Africa.


Jacobs Employees Raise $2,400 in Support of BFA Board Member-led Project for the DRC

December 14th, 2021

BFA Board Member Nicky Mundabi recently worked with two individuals at Jacobs to raise funds for her project supporting girls’ education in the DRC


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 The books, which were withdrawn from the University Library Instructional Resources Service, otherwise likely would have ended up in a landfill.


Books For Africa Partners with 9Miles Project to Support At-risk Youth in South Africa

December 8th, 2021

In South Africa, lockdowns were hard on at-risk children, leaving them at home with no stimulation or learning opportunities.  Books For Africa was able to support the work of nonprofit 9Miles by providing books and computers for this vulnerable population on South Africa’s west coast.


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.