About our charity

Book Aid International is the UK’s leading international book donation and library development charity. Every year we give millions of people the opportunity to read by providing brand new books to thousands of libraries, schools, universities, refugee camps, hospitals and prisons worldwide.

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13 years in prison, 13 brand new books

Over the past two decades, the Luzira Upper Maximum poison in Uganda  had gone from being a notoriously violent place to one of the most progressive prisons in Africa....
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Reaching classrooms in Malawi

Since February, we’ve been working with international conservation NGO African Parks to provide high quality, carefully selected books to in the schools around the Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve in Malawi....
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Book Aid International at Hay Festival

This June, Hay Festival will be bringing to the virtual stage the story of a very personal struggle to bring books to all in Somaliland. Hosted by our Chair, Lord...
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