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Books For Development Library in Africa

To address the book famine that exists in many underdeveloped countries and promote worldwide literacy by establishing libraries using generous donations, volunteers, donated books.

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Our Impact

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Our impact goes beyond the pages of a book. From delivering books to establishing libraries and training librarians, we are creating pathways to knowledge, fostering a love for reading, and empowering people to thrive.

1.5 Million Books & Counting...

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Every book holds the power to ignite imaginations, inspire minds, and change lives.

With a relentless dedication to addressing the book famine in developing countries, we have delivered over 1.5 million books to underserved communities worldwide. As we continue our mission, we are proud to be making a tangible impact, book by book, enriching lives and transforming futures.

Over 500 Libraries Built Worldwide

Libraries in Africa

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300+ Libraries Established

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20+ Libraries Established

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50+ Libraries Established

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20+ Libraries Established

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50+ Libraries Established

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6 Libraries Established

Libraries in The Americas

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30+ Libraries Established

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United States

Local Deliveries Of Books

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20+ Libraries Established

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7 Libraries Established

Hundreds of Librarians Trained

Our commitment to empowering communities extends beyond providing books.

We have trained hundreds of librarians, equipping them with the skills and knowledge to foster a love of reading, organize library resources, and making a lasting impact on literacy and education in their communities.

Trained Librarians in Uganda
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Dive into the captivating journey of Books For Development's most ambitious library project yet.

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