TOTAL BOOKS SHIPPED
1,461,065

Books delivered to students and teachers in Africa

UK Registered Charity No 1152599

African Methodist Episcopal University Library, Liberia

The books are useful for teaching, learning and research which are the core functions of the university. The books have increase our library usage over the past few months as more students find the books useful for the learning and research needs. The objective of the University library is to provide learning resources that support teaching learning and research. Books2Africa’s Support to AMEU Library has enabled the library to meet a mission. We are better placed to meet the information needs of our users.

Books
Delivered

0

Students
Impacted

0

Teachers
Impacted

0

Community
Impacted

Monrovia, Liberia

Liberia

  • Books received on 16 Aug 2018
  • Report published on 06 May 2019
  • Books2Africa – All rights reserved

This impact was achieved by the effort and generous support of our donors and partners, particularly:

Project Coordinator

Stephen Browne

Shipment Sponsored By

AMEU

Putting a book in the hands of a child in Africa puts a smile on their face, knowledge in their mind and hope of a brighter future in their soul. It's the least expensive but most important gift you could ever give.

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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