Individuals and organisations in any African country
are welcome to request a donation of nursery, primary, secondary or tertiary books.

HOW TO APPLY AND RECEIVE DONATED BOOKS
Who can apply?
Anyone in Africa
Nursery schools
Primary schools
Secondary schools
Universities and NGOs
Specialised institutions
Educational projects
What type of books?
Books of all types:
Nursery books
Primary school books
Secondary school books
Tertiary level books
Novels and motivational
Dictionaries and more
How many books?
You can request any quantity of books depending on your needs. There is a minimum of 1,000 books if you require shipping from the UK to your location in Africa.
Do I have to pay?
Books provided are donated. However, we require a small processing fee to cover the costs incurred in selecting, packaging and shipping donated books from the UK.
How it works
You apply online below
We check and approve
You pay the fee
We select and ship your books, or you select and collect from our office.
You send us a report
TYPE OF BOOKS AVAILABLE

All our books are checked to ensure they meet quality standards and are mostly written in the English language.
We have textbooks in new and used condition, relevant to all academic levels. We also have novels, dictionaries and encyclopedias. 

NURSERY AND PRIMARY BOOKS

Books for nursery and primary schools covering all subjects including but not limited to; English, Maths, Sciences, basic Geography; picture books, story books, colouring books, interactive books and more.

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SECONDARY
BOOKS

Books for secondary schools covering all subjects including but not limited to; Arts and Humanities, Science and Technology, and Social Sciences. We also have IB, GCSE and A levels specific books.

Catalogue not provided

TERTIARY
BOOKS

Books for tertiary institutions covering all subjects including but not limited to; Arts and Humanities, Science and Technology, and Social Sciences. We also have religious studies and journals.

View reserved catalogues

NOVELS AND
LEISURE BOOKS

Our extensive collection of novels include fictional stories as well as non-fictional works. Including but not limited to biographies, motivational books and coffee table books (such as crafts, puzzles and the like).

Catalogue not provided

DICTIONARIES AND
ENCYCLOPEDIAS

Our collection includes classics such as the oxford English dictionary and complete volumes of the Encyclopedia Britannica. We also have thesaurus and foreign language dictionaries. 

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TRANSPORTING YOUR BOOKS

Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of Guinea explains how English books donated by Books2Africa are improving literacy in Guinea. *

* Although the books are donated, we charge a small processing, shipping and clearing fee (up to 90% less than the market value of the books donated) to cover the costs of selecting, packaging and shipping books from the UK to your location in Africa.
Complete the form below for more details.

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