TOTAL BOOKS SHIPPED
1,461,065

Books delivered to students and teachers in Africa

UK Registered Charity No 1152599

Restore Leadership Primary School Library, Uganda

The books helped fill our new library. We had an almost empty library that children were eager to read in. The books helped fill the shelves and now children are enjoying them on a daily basis. This project is helping increase our reading levels.

Books
Delivered

0

Students
Impacted

0

Teachers
Impacted

0

Community
Impacted

Gulu, Uganda

Uganda

  • Books received on 14 Oct 2018
  • Report published on 06 May 2019
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This impact was achieved by the effort and generous support of our donors and partners, particularly:

Project Coordinator

Books2Africa Uganda

Putting a book in the hands of a child in Africa puts a smile on their face, knowledge in their mind and hope of a brighter future in their soul. It's the least expensive but most important gift you could ever give.

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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