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UK Registered Charity Number 1152599

  • Books2Africa UK
    Unit 2, Barton Business Park,
    New Dover Road,
    Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3AA
    United Kingdom
  • 01227 392 239
  • We are open for deliveries, volunteers and visitors on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays only, 9am - 5pm except on Bank Holidays.


Click to view contact details and request books directly from our office in your country. If your country is not listed, it means we do not currently have an office there and you would need to request a shipment from the UK office.

Books2Africa Ghana
In partnership with Solasta Foundation International
Ant B/09 Emmanuel Street, New Achimota, Accra
0245834489 or 0540955299

[email protected]
Open Mondays to Saturdays, 9am – 5pm

Books2Africa Kenya
In partnership with The Rahul Kotak Foundation
Ogada Street (off Oginga Odinga Road), next to Catholic University of East Africa, Kisumu Campus,
+254 777 733 443 or +254 776 636 333
[email protected]
Open Mondays to Fridays, 9am – 5pm; Saturday 9am – 12 noon (by appointment only) 

Books2Africa Jos
Atar House, Bukuru Express Way, Jos South, Plateau State
+2349099663110
[email protected]
Open Mondays to Saturdays, 9am – 5pm

Books2Africa Lagos
In partnership with The Prince’s Trust Lagos
19, Olubaka Street, Kiri-Kiri Estate, Lagos State
+2348055654152
[email protected]
Open Monday to Saturday, 9am – 5pm

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