Books For Africa Partners with MoneyGram to get Books to Kids in Ghana

January 28th, 2022

Back in August of 2021, Books For Africa worked with MoneyGram to fund a 40-foot container of books for Global Kids Organisation (GKO) in Ghana, and recently heard back with feedback and photos from the distribution!


Students in California Collect Over 3,100 Books For African Recipients

January 12th, 2022

The KnowledgeSeed Foundation, a high school student organization based in California, set out a goal in 2021 to collect 1,600 books that they would ship to the BFA warehouse in Marietta, GA, for donation to stock the shelves of African schools and libraries. They not only met their goal, but exceeded it, with over 3,100 books donated so far.


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


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.


Young Ivoirian Woman Gives Back with a Library for her Town

December 7th, 2021

Korotoumou Katy Ballo was born and raised in Côte d’Ivoire. After moving to New York City, she wanted to give back to the town where she grew up by creating a library.


In Celebration of Giving Tuesday: Books For Africa’s Latest Digital Newsletter

November 29th, 2021

Books For Africa is pleased to introduce the latest digital newsletter, on the occasion of Giving Tuesday 2021! The newsletter showcases some of our latest successes and events, including photos and quotes directly from our partners and recipients.