Books delivered to students and teachers in Africa

UK Registered Charity No 1152599


Books2Africa is a UK charity that collects and sends donated books, computers and educational resources to increase the quality of education in Africa by helping individuals and communities to access, read, and understand books, and to extend the life and impact of books by decreasing book waste and increasing book ‘readcycling’. Join us in sending 1 million books annually as a monthly donor

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Tadero Mwanza, Tanzania

The books we received from Book2Africa helped many teachers and staff much more, because now they can prepare their lessons for other students

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Milestone Academy, Tanzania

We have seen improvements in all aspect of the language, plus children have developed a tendency of reading books and this has helped them improve their creativity and vocabulary.

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Statement on COVID-19

Dear Supporters, As the number of confirmed cases and deaths from Coronavirus in the UK continues to be monitored, we continue to implement measures to

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About Books2Africa

Books2Africa was founded in 2012 as a student society by four African students at the University of Kent. The organisation became a UK registered charity in 2013 and now also has Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

Books2Africa’s UK Processing Centre is still open during the lockdown and we are still accepting donated items and shipping to Africa. You can still donate or request resources as usual. We’ve also launched our Personal Study Kit to help with home schooling across Africa.


Shipping and delivering 1 million books every year
involves the following:

Fundraising Target


Processing in the UK


Freight from the UK


Clearing and haulage in Africa

Books2Africa is a UK registered charity number 1152599