Books For Africa Receives 2021 Guidestar Platinum Seal of Transparency

February 22nd, 2021

Books For Africa has once again been awarded the Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition from Guidestar, the world’s largest source of information on nonprofits. Check out our latest metrics and commitment to transparency on our profile!


Books For Africa Partner Reports Success in a Trying Year with BFA's Help

February 12th, 2021

Books For Africa has received a 2020 report from its partner Room to Read, summarizing their work in Southern Africa. The report emphasized that Room to Read’s work would not be possible with the support Books For Africa provided, and thanked BFA for the high quality children’s books provided.


Books For Africa to Receive Nearly $10k in World Bank Group Employee Donations and Corporate Matching Funds

February 5th, 2021

Books For Africa is set to receive nearly $10,000 in pledged World Bank Group employee donations and corporate matching funds in 2021.


Books For Africa Executive Director Interviewed by

January 29th, 2021

Books For Africa Executive Director Patrick Plonski was recently interviewed by the people at, a Swedish initiative that offers a podcast in which they talk to organizations and experts dedicated to doing good in the world.


The Inception of G.L.E.A.N.

Amir Doctry

G.L.E.A.N. Co-founder

January 22nd, 2021

Read the story of the inception of G.L.E.A.N. for Tanzania, a global network of students and teachers working to improve the lives of students, and how Books For Africa is helping them achieve their goal, in the works of G.L.E.A.N. Co-founder Amir Doctry.


Watch the Journey of our 50 Millionth Book to Africa

December 23rd, 2020

2020 is a momentous year for Books For Africa, as we celebrate 50 million books shipped to Africa! Travel along with our 50 millionth book, “Kofi Loves Music,” as it makes its journey over land and sea, from Minnesota to Ghana.