Books delivered to students and teachers in Africa

UK Registered Charity No 1152599

Books2Africa is a UK registered charity that is improving the quality of education in Africa through the provision of books, computers and educational resources that enable individuals and communities to acquire knowledge and achieve their full potential in a globalized world. The charity collects and ships donated educational resources from individuals and organisations in the UK, reducing waste and increasing ‘readcycling’. 

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Impact Reports

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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يمكننا الآن التبرع بالكتب للبلدان الناطقة بالعربية في إفريقيا
We can now donate books to Arabic speaking countries in Africa

يدرك العالم جيدًا أن القارة الأفريقية لا تزال تواجه صعوبات في مجال التعليم ، وهو عامل مشترك في عدد كبير من المناطق في بداية التحول الديموغرافي أو السياسي أو الاقتصادي أو في خضمه. في إفريقيا ، ينعكس هذا الاتجاه بشكل خاص من خلال معدل الأمية المرتفع بشكل غير طبيعي مقارنة بالمتوسط العالمي ونوعية التعليم التي تترك الكثير مما هو مرغوب فيه.

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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).


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