TOTAL BOOKS SHIPPED
1,461,065

Books delivered to students and teachers in Africa

UK Registered Charity No 1152599

Milestone Academy, Tanzania

We have seen improvements in all aspect of the language, plus children have developed a tendency of reading books and this has helped them improve their creativity and vocabulary.

Books
Delivered

0

Students
Impacted

0

Teachers
Impacted

0

Community
Impacted

Dar Es Salaam

Tanzania

  • Books received on 27 Nov 2019
  • Report published on 24 Feb 2020
  • Books2Africa – All rights reserved

This impact was achieved by the effort and generous support of our donors and partners, particularly:

Project Coordinator

Books2Africa Tanzania

Shipment Sponsored By

Milestone Academy

Putting a book in the hands of a child in Africa puts a smile on their face, knowledge in their mind and hope of a brighter future in their soul. It's the least expensive but most important gift you could ever give.

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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