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BOOK AID FOR AFRICA MARKS 10 YEARS of MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN AFRICA

It was in March 2007 that Book Aid for Africa (BAFA) was officially registered in the UK as a Charity. Since then, many countries in Africa have benefitted from the thousands of books that have been shipped to their primary, secondary, further and higher education institutions.

On SATURDAY, 28th OCTOBER 2017, BAFA is commemorating its 10 year anniversary, and the launch of its KNOW AFRICA - LOVE AFRICA (KALA) SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES SHARED VALUE INITIATIVE. The Event is taking place at City Space, University...

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BAFA MAKES A DIFFERENCE AT MOUNTAIN TOP UNIVERSITY

The Board of Trustees and the Management Team of BAFA are delighted to know that our shipment of books has made a big difference to the library provision at Mountain Top University, Ibafo, Ogun State, Nigeria. Our shipment of a 20-foot container load of books was delivered to the University Library on March 2nd, 2017.

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BAFA Chair Meets High Commissioners

BAFA Chair, Professor Elewechi Okike recently met with the High Commissioners of Malawi, Uganda and Mozambique in London to discuss shipment, and the clearance of books shipped, to their countries

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World Book Day 2018

It's World Book Day on 1st March 2018 !!!

Please consider making a generous donation to enable
us send books to the different countries in Africa that
have requested books from us.

Click here to Donate

Thank you.

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October is Black History Month

Book Aid for Africa has been making a difference in the educational landscape in Africa. During this period, we have shipped over 200,000 books to different countries in Africa, including Ghana, Kenya, Mozambigue, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, amongst others. We have received requests for books from many other countries, but need funds to process the shipments. You can help us to continue to make a difference by donating generously to our cause.

As we celebrate another 'Black History Month' this October, please consider making a generous donation to enable us honour requests for books that we have received from different...

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New Library for Tanzania

Book Aid for Africa builds and equips a new library in Tanzania


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Bournemouth University Fundraising day 2015

In May 2015 Bournemouth University students held a story book themed fundraising event for Book Aid For Africa - a Big thank you to everyone who got involved in what looked like an amazing event.

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Book Aid For Africa Collection Day 2015

In August 2015 Book Aid For Africa ran a hugely successful 'Book Collection Day' Volunteers from our Lombard Street Warehouse collected books from local shops, libraries and Universities. Big thank you to Borderline Books in Gateshead and Fulhurst Community College in Leicester in particular for their support








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Nigeria: Eziachi Secondary School, Orlu, Imo State

In February 2011, BAFA shipped a container load of books and other educational resources to Eziachi Secondary School. The school until then had no library. The school authorities were so pleased with the quantity of books received from BAFA that they decided to expand the size of their new library building so that other schools in the community could use it.

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Nigeria: International College, Ibefun, Ogun State

In October 2011 BAFA shipped a container full of books to Ibefun's International College. The initiative was launched by retired Chartered Accountant Pa Babatunde Taiwo who set up his own school.

The sleepy, border village of Ibefun suffers from poverty and low quality education and the College's mission is to provide a quality education to its pupils. BAFA received extensive media coverage in Nigeria in recognition of their work with the College.

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