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
Before having these books, our teachers had to walk 10km away from the school in search of a library but at a fee. This time, no hassles. Books are readily available.
We set out to provide quality higher education at an affordable price in an environment where cost is the greatest hindrance to higher education, And access to the resources Books2Africa provide has contributed towards that.
It is no news that there is a book famine in most parts of the African continent – a dire situation where books are not
In preparation for a phased re-opening of our UK processing centre, we have now conducted and published the results of our Risk Assessment. Key points
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.