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Charity Christmas Fayre at Walker Technology College

On Saturday 29th November,2014 Walker Technology College sponsored by Runaway clothing are hosting a Christmas Fayre in aid of Book Aid For Africa. The fayre offers culture fashion at less than High St Prices. The Venue will be Walker Technology College, Waverdale Avenue, Walker, NE6 4LA For further information please contact Dr Mike Collier on 01912958660 or 07504621835

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BAFA in Partnership with Durham University, Department of Mathematical Sciences

  The pictures of journals from the shipment we made being unpacked at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in Biriwa, Ghana

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book ready to be shipped

Book aid for Africa featured in Sunderland AFC Keroche Panthers

  On Tuesday afternoon 24th September I (Gary Lamb) met with Dr. Elewechi Okike who runs a charitable organisation in Sunderland called “BOOK AID FOR AFRICA”. Dr. Okike along with one of her volunteers Mr Bolaji Ismail, kindly donated over 1,700 educational school books for our school Karai Primary. This gesture by “BOOK AID FOR AFRICA” will greatly enhance the learning opportunities of our children, giving them better opportunities to progress in their future […]

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Alice and friends

08 Sep 2014 International Literacy Day!

8 September every year for over 40 years now, UNESCO has been celebrating International Literacy Day by reminding the international community that literacy is a human right and the foundation of all learning.   We, at Book Aid for Africa, therefore celebrate International Literacy Day 2014 by raising funds to ship books to Africa. Please join us. Click here for some ideas to raise money for BAFA.   Our warehouse is […]

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BAFA in partnership with Reaper Ministries

Children at Good Hope Free Primary School with the books. Reaper Ministries is a UK based ministry with charitable status.  In 2007 it founded Good Hope Free Primary School in Lilongwe, Malawi. It now raises funds to run and expand the school.   In May 2014, John Webster and Richard Trotter of the Ministry took a selection of books from BAFA’s warehouse to the school. These were primarily Science and Geography books suitable […]

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