Mayor Attends Book Distribution in Kitwe, Zambia

June 25th, 2020

Distribution is underway for a recent container shipment of 22,000 books in Kitwe, Zambia! Check out the video of restocking at the Buche Public Library, where the Mayor was in attendance.


Girls Empowerment Collection Reaches Pamoja Youth Initiative in Zanzibar

June 12th, 2020

A Girls Empowerment Collection, sponsored by Luanne Nyberg and Julie Andberg, has arrived in Zanzibar for the Pamoja Youth Initiative!


Books For Africa Founder Tom Warth to Walk 60 Miles to Celebrate 50 Millionth Book Sent to Africa

June 6th, 2020

Books For Africa (BFA) Founder Tom Warth, 84, began a 60-mile walk June 6 from the Taylors Falls Library to the BFA warehouse in St. Paul to raise money for the group, which hopes to ship its 50 millionth book to Africa this year.


Books For Africa 2020 Summer Newsletter

June 3rd, 2020

2020 has been another record-setting year at Books For Africa, and we wrote all about it in our Summer Newsletter! Take a look at the virtual version to learn more about our accomplishments and our work in the changing era of Covid-19.


BFA Honors Fathers this June

May 27th, 2020

We’re honoring the fathers in our lives! This month, BFA is highlighting the work dads do raising and teaching their kids by profiling some special dads in the lives of our partners, staff and friends.


Quarter Million Book Shipment to Zimbabwe Helps Set Record at BFA

May 15th, 2020

Books For Africa is proud to announce that with today's shipment of three containers of books to the Zambezi Schoolbook Project in Zimbabwe, we have met and exceeded our book shipping goal for FY 20! Over 250,000 books left our Atlanta warehouse today in these three containers.