Reading in school

Tuning back into school with books

Irene is the Head Teacher at Morneau Shepell Secondary School for Girls in Kenya’s Kakuma Refugee Camp, one of the world’s largest camps. Nearly 20% of residents are under...
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Children's Corner a MYSA Library

September Book of the Month

Back to School! Which can only mean one thing… our Book of the Month is a textbook; ‘How to Pass Higher Human Biology’, written by Bill Dickson and Graham...
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Hope for the future

At Book Aid International, we work with a range of people in all kinds of situations that mean they don’t have access to books. This includes working with correctional...
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About our charity

Book Aid International is the UK’s leading international book donation and library development charity. Our vision is a world where everyone has access to the books that will enrich, improve and change their lives.

Using books to beat the odds

Yvonne was born in a refugee camp, but thanks to books, she has changed how her story ends
I have read about women who have succeeded. I believe I can succeed too. Find out more

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