Rehoboth Stars Nursery/Primary School

"I must confess that the school library has changed positively and our pupils look forward to spending more time there. The teachers also have access to books they find very useful in the classroom."

3 May 2019

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Books received

80 books

Students benefiting

72

Teachers benefiting

13

Community benefiting

Oremeji Street, Xtadok Estate, Oke Ira Nla, Ajah, Lagos State

Project coordinator

Margaret Asuquo Antai

Condition of books received

Very Good (5/5)

Relevance of books for students

Very Useful (3/3)

Relevance of books for teachers

Very Useful (3/3)

Are books equivalent to the ones received, available to purchase locally?

Yes

Average cost per book if equivalent books were to be purchased locally

£3.85 per book

Project cost (Processing and shipping fees)

£40

Average cost per book for processing and shipping donated books to this project

£0.50 per book

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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