Books delivered to students and teachers in Africa

UK Registered Charity No 1152599

Personal Study Kit

Books2Africa’s Personal Study Kit is a 20kg Cardboard Box filled with educational resources that can be requested by anyone in Africa. With each kit containing a  combination of educational resources including; laptop, tablet, books, stationary and a solar reading light, Books2Africa’s Personal Study Kit is recommended for personal study or for individuals looking to start up/run an enterprise or community project.

How it works

Step 1

Apply online to request a Personal Study Kit. You can request the kit for your personal use or for the benefit of someone else in Africa as their Sponsor. When completing the online form, you will be required to enter the recipient's contact and delivery details in Africa.

Step 2

Choose and customise your kit:
Personal Study Kit (1 device with books, stationery & solar light) or Personal Study Kit Plus (2 devices with books, stationery & solar light). You can also choose the type of device (laptop or tablet) and books you want included in your kit.

Step 3

Raise funds and pay to cover the cost of processing and shipping your kit door to door from the UK to any address in Africa via DHL. A total of £250 for Personal Study Kit and £300 for Personal Study Kit Plus. Your Kit is dispatched and delivered within 3-5 days. You are required to send us photos for our website after receiving your kit.

What Makes Up Your Kit


Extra Tablet or Laptop



Solar Reading Light

Preparing Your Items

Books2Africa is a UK registered charity (1152599) and a Microsoft Registered Third Party Refurbisher

Personal Study Kit

Personal Study Kit Plus

Featured Impact Reports

Wellspring International School Community Library, Uganda

Wellspring community library is already being enjoyed by members of the local community and is proving to be an excellent place for people to appreciate the quality space to enjoy reading. We aim to encourage a love and culture of reading helping to
develop higher literacy levels in the local community.

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Community Development Training College, Zambia

There are some high schoolers who study from our institution;
these are the main targets for most of the books. We continue to use the ones that meet our level as a college and they have helped widen the understanding and sources of information which
eventually will be utilized in communities.

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Bhamuson Foundation Charity, Nigeria

Recently, Bhamuson foundation received over one hundred and sixty books from Book2Africa, which it donated to the two schools currently in partnership with the charity; Adeta Primary School and African Central Church School. The books donated included Literary skills, Mathematics, English grammar, Nursery rhymes, exercise books and dictionaries for nursery classes through to primary six. The aim is to start a library in both schools, to encourage the kids to read more books and provide other educational supplies to enhance teaching methods in these schools.

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Sample Catalogues

Books2Africa’s UK Processing Centre is still open during the lockdown and we are still accepting donated items and shipping to Africa. You can still donate or request resources as usual. We’ve also launched our Personal Study Kit to help with home schooling across Africa.


Shipping and delivering 1 million books every year
involves the following:

Fundraising Target


Processing in the UK


Freight from the UK


Clearing and haulage in Africa

Books2Africa is a UK registered charity number 1152599