TOTAL BOOKS SHIPPED
1,366,190

Books delivered to students and teachers in Africa

UK Registered Charity No 1152599

Padre Pio College of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania

The performance (of students) improved as the students are now able to have access to a better equipped learning atmosphere with up to date reference materials. Hence their ambitions and hopes are being fulfilled through this generous support from Books2Africa. Our vision is to be the epitome of quality higher education across Africa through our core value Quality Equity Integrity Professionalism Accountability as well as Transparency also to provide knowledge and skills development in health education science and technology for transformation of society. Therefore these books we have will act as a stepping stone toward fulfilling the vision and strategic objectives of the institution.

Books
Delivered

0

Students
Impacted

0

Teachers
Impacted

0

Community
Impacted

Dar Es Salaam

Tanzania

  • Books received on 27 May 2018
  • Report published on 02 May 2019
  • Books2Africa – All rights reserved

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

Project Coordinator

Gervas Shayo

Shipment Sponsored By

Padre Pio College of Health and Allied Sciences

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