April 7th is World Health Day

April 5th, 2021

As part of its larger efforts in support of the health care sector, Books For Africa is supporting Global Minnesota in presenting the World Health Day Symposium on April 7th, with the theme of Health Equality. Register now to hear from organizations that provide leadership in health care, research and policy.


Gambian Ministry of Justice Receives Thomson Reuters Law Library

April 1st, 2021

In March of 2021 the Gambian Ministry of Justice sent photos and information about the Thomson Reuters reference law library we had sent them. We at Books For Africa were excited to receive this information as it completes a story started 15 months before.


Bluffton Nonprofit Donates Thousands of Books for African Schoolchildren

Kyle Jordan


March 19th, 2021

Tens of thousands of children in Kenya will soon have new libraries in their schools thanks to a non-profit based in Bluffton working with Books For Africa, and one man’s efforts that started with a single book.


Books For Africa Interviewed by Book Manufacturers' Institute

March 19th, 2021

Check out this great podcast where Books For Africa was interviewed on Manufacturer’s Library, a production of the Book Manufacturers’ Institute.


Books For Africa Partnership Distributes Books in Ghanaian Schools

March 17th, 2021

Books For Africa worked in partnership with its logistics provider Vector Global Logistics to provide a container of books to Ghana at a time with the young people need it more than ever.


The impact of Minnesota’s INGOs is remarkable

Nicholas Hayen and Mark Ritchie


March 9th, 2021

If this past year has taught us anything, it is that the safety and well-being of people halfway across the world can have a dramatic impact on Minnesotans here at home. From hunger, to civil conflict, to global pandemics, Minnesotans know that we are not truly safe until all of us around the world are safe as well.