Book Aid Africa collects unwanted, new or fairly used educational/reference books for use in primary and secondary schools and for students in higher and further education.

Books can be in any subject area but will need to be in good condition.

Books can be dropped off at our warehouse: 8 Lombard Street, Sunderland SR1 2HS – email

The warehouse is not manned all the time, please call 07504 621835 to arrange a delivery

Publishers and Libraries can donate books and have them delivered to our warehouse– please contact us on 07504 621835 or by email at to arrange delivery.

In some cases, you may find a local business happy to support Book Aid for Africa by either paying for or arranging to ship. In this case please contact us to confirm delivery details.

Book Collection Points

As well as books, BAFA also needs book collection points nationwide. If you can provide such a facility, we would be very keen to hear from you by phone on 07504 621835, or by email at

BAFA wishes to acknowledge the following institutions who have made generous donations of books:

  • Heworth Grange Comprehensive School, Gateshead
  • St. Robert’s of New Minster RC and Sixth Form College, Washington
  • St. Anthony’s RC Girls School, Sunderland
  • Washington School, Spoutlane, Washington
  • University of Sunderland Library
  • School of Computing and Engineering, University of Sunderland
  • Faculty of Business and Law, University of Sunderland
  • University of Bournemouth Library

How to locate the Warehouse

Book Aid For Africa has an unmanned warehouse.

Please call 07504 62183 in order to arrange a delivery at our warehouse:
8 Lombard Street

Please contact us on 07504 621835 or by email at to arrange delivery.

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