Atlanta to Africa Book Drive Gets Underway

Mark Hayes

Atlanta Daily World

May 9th, 2022

A huge effort is taking place right now to get more than 5000 French-language books from Atlanta to the French-speaking country of Mali in West Africa.


A Finance Strategists Interview with BFA Founder Tom Warth

Finance Strategists

April 8th, 2022

Finance Strategists sat down with Thomas Warth, founder of Books for Africa. He shared his thoughts on the past, present, and future of the company, as well as the insight he gained from running the business.


Houle nurtures international connections

Carolyn Bogott

Austin Daily Herald

April 8th, 2022

Barb Houle loves teaching psychology at Riverland Community College.  She also loves making a difference in the lives of people in Eswatini, Africa, formerly known as Swaziland.


Afro Deli owner ships over 100,000 books to Somalia, Djibouti

Nina Raemont

St. Paul Pioneer Press

February 17th, 2022

Abdirahman Kahin has no trouble sleeping. You’d think the owner of Afro Deli would, considering how much he fits into his schedule. Aside from managing three — make that four in the spring — Afro Deli locations across the Twin Cities, Kahin recently sponsored the shipment of more than 110,000 books to Somalia and Djibouti through the St. Paul-based nonprofit Books for Africa.


Eden Prairie School Helps Collect French Language Books to be Sent to Mali

Sun Sailor

February 16th, 2022

Local students, the Alliance Française and Books For Africa have joined to collect and send French-language books to students in French-speaking Mali in West Africa.


Rogers Park Mom Helps Kids Amplify Their Diverse Voices with Her New Books

Lori Orlinsky

Chicago Parent

February 11th, 2022

As a child growing up in rural Africa, Nonku Adumetey did not have access to books. When she became a mom and found herself living in Rogers Park, Adumetey was disappointed to find that while access to books was no longer a problem, she was unable to find books that represented diverse characters like her own toddler-aged kids.