Africa Dream Skill Institute

"The number of students who usually stay idle during free hours has drastically reduced as the students now have books to keep themselves busy and hence creating a calm environment suitable for learning."

6 May 2019

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Books received

1000 books

Students benefiting

250

Teachers benefiting

10

Community benefiting

Mankon Bamenda

Project coordinator

Helvecia Nfombi Takwe

Condition of books received

Acceptable (3/5)

Relevance of books for students

Very Useful (3/3)

Relevance of books for teachers

Very Useful (3/3)

Are books equivalent to the ones received, available to purchase locally?

No

Average cost per book if equivalent books were to be purchased locally

£7 book

Project cost (Processing and shipping fees)

£1000

Average cost per book for processing and shipping donated books to this project

£1 per book

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

Volume
  • 20,000 books fit in 1 x 20ft container
  • 1,000,000 books fit in 50 x 20ft containers
  • 4 x 20ft containers shipped monthly
Costs
  • £5,000 to process, ship and clear each container of 20,000 books
  • £20,000 delivers 4 containers monthly
Fundraising Target
  • 2,000 individuals giving £10 or more monthly, or 50 corporate partners sponsoring 1 container per year. Thank you.

30%

Processing in the UK

30%

Freight from the UK

40%

Clearing and haulage in Africa

Books2Africa is a UK registered charity number 1152599