Books delivered to students and teachers in Africa

UK Registered Charity No 1152599

Donate your books and educational resources in 3 easy steps

Step 1

Package your books and resources into cardboard boxes and scroll down to arrange a collection from your address or schedule a date to drop-off at our Processing Centre in Canterbury. Write your booking reference number on all your boxes.

Step 2

At our Processing Centre, our team check and scan your items into our database. We also label some of your books with an impact sticker showing your booking reference number before shipping them to a project or distribution office in Africa.

Step 3

When your books arrive in Africa, they are distributed to students and teachers in need. Students or teachers who receive any of your labelled items are encourage to send us a photo for you. We also publish detailed impact reports on our website.

We accept new or used books in English, French or any African language

Other Educational Resources We Accept

Computers

Mobile Devices

Projectors

DVDs

Shoes

Sports Gear

Bags

Toys and Games

Package Your Items

Books2Africa is a UK registered charity (1152599) and a Microsoft Registered Third Party Refurbisher

Arrange a Collection

Arrange to Drop-Off

What happens after you donate your items?

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Thanks to all our donors including

Books2Africa’s UK Processing Centre is still open during the lockdown and we are still accepting donated items and shipping to Africa. You can still donate or request resources as usual. We’ve also launched our Personal Study Kit to help with home schooling across Africa.

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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