Celebrating a Record Year in 2020

April 6th, 2020

Even amid a global crisis, Books For Africa is creating cause for celebration! With a recent shipment to Kenya, we celebrated 3.3 million books shipped in fiscal year 2020, which is a record year for BFA.


BFA Receives Guidestar Platinum Seal of Transparency

April 3rd, 2020

This week, BFA was recognized with a Platinum Seal of Transparency from Guidestar. The seal recognizes BFA's commitment to transparency in sharing our metrics, which reflect the reach and impact of our programs over time.


Providing Medical and School Books Amidst the Covid-19 Pandemic

March 27th, 2020

In the midst of a global coronavirus epidemic, Books for Africa is continuing to do its part to support students facing school shutdowns and medical personnel with needed medical resource books. In fact, 2020 is now a record year in BFA's 32-year history, with 3.3 million books and counting shipped to African students this fiscal year.


Excitement Greets New Shipment in Togo

March 11th, 2020

After leaving the U.S. last December, a shipment of nearly 27,000 books has arrived in Togo! The happy faces in the pictures we received from our partners speak for themselves.


Give to the Max Day Benefits Sembabule

March 2nd, 2020

Give to the Max Day makes good on its goal!  Thanks to the generous support of our donors on Give to the Max Day last November, a container of books recently arrived in Sembabule, central Uganda, to be distributed at a pair of schools.


Books Distributed in Banjul

February 27th, 2020

A 40-foot container of reference books recently arrived in Banjul, The Gambia, and was distributed to the Banjul National Library as well as schools across the city.