Books For Africa Delegation Meets with Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison

August 26th, 2020

Books For Africa supporters were honored to be hosted by Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison on Tuesday, August 25, at his Minnesota State Capitol office.


Marking our 50 Millionth Book with a Virtual Global Celebration

August 14th, 2020

In 2020, Books For Africa aims to ship our 50 millionth book to Africa! Please join us in celebrating at our Virtual Global Celebration on September 24th, featuring a keynote address by the Ambassador of Ghana to the U.S.!


Girls Empowerment Collection Distributed in South Africa in Time for Women’s Month

August 10th, 2020

BFA was pleased to get some photos and feedback from a Girls Empowerment Collection that recently arrived in South Africa in the hands of Xoli Fuyani (pictured at left). We also heard from recipient Rethabile Sonibare, who let us know that the books are being distributed just in time for Women’s Month in South Africa!


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.


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!