Our Impact

The interactive map below displays all impact reports received since our first shipment in 2013. We expect impact reports to be completed 3 months after books are delivered. Not all supported projects have completed their impact reports and only those received so far are published. Click on an icon on the map, or use the search bar to narrow down reports by country.

Your books set-off on a voyage across the world, finding their way from your quiet shelves to the curious hands of a student or teacher in Africa where they’ll find new life and their pages will turn once again! At Books2Africa, we are proud of our use of cutting edge technology to catalogue and track every single book that is donated, following it on its journey from the hands of the donors to the hands of recipient. Here is how we keep you updated on your impact.

Impact Dashboard

A personal dashboard with email notifications to track the status, location and final destination of your donated books.

Impact
Photo

A photo from an individual who received one or more of your donated books or materials sent to your email.

Impact
Story

A video from an individual or institution who received your donated books posted on our Social Media.

Impact
Report

A detailed report from institutions or projects who receive large shipments of books, published on this webpage.

Impact
Newsletter

Our quarterly e-newsletter containing details of the charity's performance and impact in the preceding quarter.

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St. Jude Muwangi Primary School, Uganda

The children are now more interested in reading and spending so much time engaging with the books. They have never interacted with so many books before. The children are home for the lockdown on schools but they can access the library and borrow books. They thus have developed a positive attitude towards the school and believe that once schools open, there will be better performance.

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Health Tutors’ College Mulago, Uganda

We believe that the acquired books are going to improve on the quality of assignments and work by both the lecturers and tutor students.
The acquired books will also save the college from the expenditure they would incur if they were to buy similar books for the library. The saved money can be used by the college in doing other developmental things.

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Frank Dompreh’s Literacy Project, Ghana

The literacy rate in the municipality has improved. The performance of the students even in the deprived schools have been improved as well. A lot of the student have access to these reading materials to read at their leisure which has helped improve learning and education in the municipality

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Matrix International Academy, Nigeria

The books have been very useful to the community as they have access to the ranges of student literature across years. Local community members especially educational authorities have access to our libraries. The remnant of the books was donated to the State Library for onward transmission to affected areas by the State Library Board.

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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