TOTAL BOOKS SHIPPED
1,700,035

Books delivered to students and teachers in Africa

UK Registered Charity No 1152599

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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).

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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