Remembering Vivian Mason with a Law Library for Ghana

August 5th, 2020

Books For Africa lost a dear friend on June 18th when Vivian Mason passed away. Vivian helped create the law book program for BFA, which was launched in 2008. BFA is planning to ship a law library to Ghana later this year in Vivian's memory.


BFA Remembers Former Tanzanian President Benjamin Mpaka

July 28th, 2020

Former Tanzanian President Benjamin Mpaka passed away on Friday, July 24. Not only was President Mpaka a one-time ambassador to the U.S. and a two-term leader from 1995 to 2005, he was also a friend and supporter of Books For Africa. Read more about President Mpaka's support and BFA's plans to honor his memory.


Former BFA Board Member Profiled by Star Tribune

Neal St. Anthony

Star Tribune

July 28th, 2020

Longtime BFA donor, supporter, and former board member Henry Bromelkamp was featured in a recent story in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, about his philanthropic work and recovery from a recent traumatic brain injury.


A Record Year for BFA in FY 2020

July 20th, 2020

BFA is pleased to report another record year in fiscal year 2020! Over the 12-month period, we achieved our highest ever numbers for books shipped to Africa. Check out the summary!


African Development University Enhances Library with Shipment from BFA

July 1st, 2020

We recently got good news from African Development University, who used a container of books to make their library collections one of the top well-stocked libraries in Niger!


Mayor Attends Book Distribution in Kitwe, Zambia

June 25th, 2020

Distribution is underway for a recent container shipment of 22,000 books in Kitwe, Zambia! Check out the video of restocking at the Buche Public Library, where the Mayor was in attendance.