Fundraising

Here are a few ideas (not exhaustive) to help you get started. You can also try any of the online fundraising platforms used by Books2Africa below depending on what works best for you. You can always contact us if you still need help. Thank you!!!

Online Fundraising Platforms

Case Studies

Birthday Fundraiser

Marathon

Readathon

Brand Partnerships

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