Equip a classroom with books
Education is the key to defeating poverty and achieving your full potential. Your donation of £10 per month will help us cover the cost of processing and shipping 20 books every month to people in Africa. That's enough books for one class room every month!
Donate £10 monthly
Equip a school with books
Education is the key to defeating poverty and achieving your full potential. Your donation of £500 will help us cover the cost of processing and shipping 1,000 books to people in Africa. That's enough books for one school!
Donate £500
Equip a public library with books
Education is the key to defeating poverty and achieving your full potential. Your donation of £5,000 will help us cover the cost of processing and shipping 20,000 books to people in Africa. That's enough books for one public library!
Donate £5,000
Equip an entire community with books
Education is the key to defeating poverty and achieving your full potential. Your donation of £8,000 will help us cover the cost of processing and shipping 40,000 books to people in Africa. That's enough books for an entire community!
Donate £8,000
Sending 1 million books every year
Education is the key to defeating poverty and achieving your full potential. Our annual fundraising target of £200,000 will help us cover the cost of processing and shipping 1,000,000 books to people in Africa. Get in touch to fundraise or become a corporate sponsor.
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Who We Are

Books2Africa is an international Non-Governmental Organisation based in the United Kingdom (UK registered charity 1152599) whose mission is to promote a culture of 'readcycling' and to improve the quality of education in Africa, through the collection, processing, shipping and distribution of quality books, computers, and educational materials, that enable individuals, institutions, and communities to acquire knowledge and achieve their full potential in a globalised world. The charity was established in 2012 by four African students from the same family who came to study in the UK.

Our Impact

2 Million Books

Shipped to students and teachers across Africa

1 Thousand Tonnes

Saved from landfill and 'readcycled' in the UK

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Fund A Shipment

Use our secure donation form below to donate any amount towards our fundraising campaign to ship 1 million books to Africa every year.

Special thanks to the following who have funded shipments
Thanks to the following who have supported Books2Africa in other ways
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Shipping and delivering 1 million books every year
involves the following:

Volume
Costs
Fundraising Target

30%

Processing in the UK

30%

Freight from the UK

40%

Clearing and haulage in Africa

Books2Africa is a UK registered charity number 1152599