Who
we support
Nursery & Primary schools
Secondary schools
Universities & Polytechnics
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Community Initiatives
Charities and NGOs
Individuals in Africa
Type of books
Available
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Quantity of books
you can get
Get any quantity of books if collecting from any of our Country Offices.
Get a minimum of 1,000 books if you want free shipping from the UK to a port in your country. Clearing not included.
Processing
Fee
£0.50 per book
We now charge a flat rate of £0.50 per book regardless of the type of book. This fee helps cover the cost of sorting, packaging, shipping and educational programmes.
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books
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Highlighted Projects
WEST AFRICA

3,000 books donated to Support Our Troops Foundation, a military charity that provides resources to more than 10,000 children in some 75 military schools in Nigeria. The donation will boost the morale of the military who are engaged in a war with Boko Haram – a militant terrorist group fighting against education in Northern Nigeria.

SOUTHERN AFRICA

1,000 books donated to the Community Development Training College in Zambia. At the handing over ceremony, Zambia’s Minister of Community Development and Social Welfare said “I thank Books To Africa for the gesture of donating and shipping a total of 1,248 books which are related to the subjects that are offered in the course of community development”.

EAST AFRICA

1,000 books donated to Urban Resource Centre in Uganda, a community organisation which aims to empower students through a centre where they can develop a reading culture and improve their literacy levels. According to Project Coordinator Nathan Okiror, the project “has led to improvement in class performance in schools”.

NORTH AFRICA

1,000 books donated to College Al Irfane in Morocco where more than 300 students study English. The Custom Authorities in Morocco inspected the consignment to ensure compliance with the national curriculum. International companies demanding English speaking workers has seen an increase in demand for English lessons.

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PACKAGING AND TRANSPORT GUIDE

30 books = 1 box (30cm x 30cm x 30cm)
1,000 books = 1 pallet (100cm x 100cm x 100cm)
20,000 books = 1 container (20ft)