How Montclair Students Birthed a Global Network to Help Schools in Tanzania

Erin Roll

Montclair Local

February 7th, 2022

Two years ago, Amir Doctry and his students in the Global Citizens class at Renaissance at Rand Middle School began a unique project.Known as G.L.E.A.N., the Global Learning Exchange of All Nations, the project is a partnership of schools and students representing nine countries who work together to provide help to schools in Tanzania and get to know each other in the process. 


Rwampara school gets 3,000 textbooks after reopening


January 27th, 2022

In an effort to improve the learning environment for pupils at Rwemiyenje Primary School in Rwampara district, the good Samaritans of Butakara Foundation in partnership with Africa Strong from the USA have donated 3000 textbooks and constructed buildings worth $30,000.


Sending books to Rwanda turned Bloomington woman's grief to hope

Katy Read

Star Tribune

January 24th, 2022

In 2009, Kim Harms' 19-year-old-son died by suicide during his first year of engineering school at Columbia University. But Harms' heartbreak turned to hope, unexpectedly delivered by a country that had suffered through tragedy of its own — one of the worst genocides of modern times.


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.


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 The books, which were withdrawn from the University Library Instructional Resources Service, otherwise likely would have ended up in a landfill.