One book at a time
To address the book famine that exists in many underdeveloped countries and promote worldwide literacy by establishing libraries using generous donations, volunteer labor, and donated books.
Of children in Sub-Saharan Africa are not proficient in reading
Illiteracy leads to:
Limited Access To Education: Illiteracy restricts a child's potential to learn, reducing educational opportunities.
Fewer Job Opportunities: Illiteracy also hinders people's capacity to acquire new skills; resulting in fewer job prospects.
Poverty Across Generations: Reduced education and fewer job opportunities perpetuate intergenerational poverty.
At Books for Development, we believe in making every contribution count to it's fullest. We've built our organization around the principles of a Good Steward; Responsibility, accountability, and maximizing impact.
How do we do it? We rely solely on passionate volunteers—no paid staff. This approach ensures that your donations and support go directly toward creating tangible change and building libraries where they are needed the most.