Books For Africa 2016 Annual Report: Words Change Worlds

February 28th, 2017

Books For Africa is excited to share our 2016 Annual Report!  2016 was a fantastic year here at BFA, and the generous support of our donors has allowed us to make great strides in fighting the African book famine.  Check out the report to see highlights from the year and find out more about what BFA is doing.


Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars perform concert for Books for Africa

Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder

February 15th, 2017

Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars performed live at the Amsterdam Bar & Hall to help raise funds for Books For Africa.


Institution Receives Donation of Books Worth $27m

Pulse Nigeria

January 23rd, 2017

Edwin Clark University (ECU), Kiagbodo in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta has received donation of  books worth 27 million US dollars.


Books For Africa E-reader Initiative Set To Launch

December 13th, 2016

Books For Africa’s new E-reader initiative is set to launch, with initial pilot sets going to recipients in East, West, and South Central Africa.  With cultivated content specific to each region, the E-reader initiative will offer a unique opportunity to put regionally appropriate titles in the hands of students who are eager to read.  


Building Relationships Key to BFA's Success

December 12th, 2016

Books For Africa Executive Director Patrick Plonski recently returned from Washington, D.C., where he attended the 59th annual meeting of the African Studies Association (ASA), and met with key partners, including USAID and several African Ambassadors.


Books For Africa drive at Schenectady County Community College

Gianluca Russo

Campus News

December 10th, 2016

A new policy at Schenectady County Community College requires all clubs and organizations to hold one event benefiting a charity each year.