Prince Ikeru

Honorary Trustee

Prince is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy UK, and currently a doctoral scholar at the University of Kent where he works on the development of a rapid and sensitive diagnostic assay to be used for the detection of vitamin B12 deficiency in humans. He is currently involved in teaching and university outreach to secondary schools within the Kent area.

Before embarking on a doctoral program, Prince completed an MSc in Biotechnology and Bioengineering from the University of Kent, and during this period was an active volunteer at Books2Africa UK. After his MSc., Prince was enrolled as the first international volunteer sponsored by the charity, where he was heavily involved in the daily logistics and outreach activities of the charity within the local Canterbury community and beyond.

Prince currently stands as a non-executive director to two automobile company in West Africa and brings with him a wealth of business ideas and experience. Prince enjoys socialising and outdoor sports, particularly football.


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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