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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Recently Published

Zamcog and Lubuto Child Care Centre, Zimbabwe

Before we had a library it was difficult to find books to help me study, I am very happy that we now
have a library that is helping me and my friends with school work. Most of the books that are in the Library are similar to the subjects we learn at school.

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The Diocese of Karonga, Malawi

With the project, we have supplied the schools with books such that now both teachers and learners have access to the books which is aiding the teaching and learning processes. This is already strengthening a reading culture.

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Back to School Initiative, Nigeria

The headmistress and headmasters of the schools complained that parents are unable to procure or pay for the textbooks provided by the government. Most times students were sent out of class for not having the required textbooks. this act was a great concern that our intervention helped the community to ameliorate. Literacy level in the community has improved as students are able to assess a variety of books provided free of charge.

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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