TOTAL BOOKS SHIPPED
1,461,065

Books delivered to students and teachers in Africa

UK Registered Charity No 1152599

Sadza Secondary School Reading Project, Zimbabwe

The classroom environment which used to have pockets of noise-makers is now quiet. The learners are always quiet reading books for knowledge and pleasure. Unnecessary movement in the classroom is now a thing of the past and we no longer have bullies. The availability of the books has changed the classroom environment for the better hence beating the adage: “An idle mind is the devil’s workshop."

Books
Delivered

0

Students
Impacted

0

Teachers
Impacted

0

Community
Impacted

Mashonaland East Province

Zimbabwe

  • Books received on 29 Aug 2018
  • Report published on 03 May 2019
  • Books2Africa – All rights reserved

This impact was achieved by the effort and generous support of our donors and partners, particularly:

Project Coordinator

Maxwel Kadungure

Shipment Sponsored By

Mazars

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