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South African Girls Start Reading Club with BFA Books

March 8th, 2021

Books For Africa recently heard from Xoli Fuyani, a children’s rights activist based in the Cape Town area of South Africa who recently received books. Her girls have taken the initiative to start a reading club with the books BFA provided.

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50 Million and Counting: Ghana Partnership, COVID-19 Mark Books for Africa’s Packed Year

Trevor Williams

Global Atlanta

March 4th, 2021

Books for Africa’s year was filled with milestones, from adapting to COVID-19 to marking the 50 millionth book sent since it began improving literacy and striving to end the continent’s “book famine” 32 years ago.

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Unite For Africa Club Collects and Ships 3,550 Books to BFA Warehouse

March 3rd, 2021

The Unite For Africa Club at Darien High School in Connecticut spend much of February hard at work collecting books for the Books For Africa warehouse. They originally hoped to collect 200-250 books for BFA. They ended up collecting 15 times that!

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Books For Africa Releases FY 2020 Annual Report

March 2nd, 2021

Books For Africa has released its FY2020 Annual Report! The report details some of the major successes in a challenging year: shipping our 50 millionth book, assisting schools and medical providers amid the Covid-19 pandemic, and stocking libraries from Togo to Tanzania!

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Books For Africa Ships Books out of London

February 24th, 2021

Books For Africa recently achieved something completely new: shipped a container of books out of London to the African continent. With this shipment, London joins other cities around the world including Paris, Hong Kong, Barcelona and Montreal as locations that have shipped containers for BFA projects.

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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!

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