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.

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Our work during Covid-19

At Book Aid International we have continued to operate throughout the lockdown period, with the majority of staff working from home, staying connected with our partners and supporters and...
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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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Education in Africa: Back to the classroom

While students across the UK returned to school this autumn, we took a look at how back-to-school initiatives are progressing in Africa. Even before the global pandemic hit, only...
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Books to restart learning

Lydia is the head teacher at a Primary School in rural Kenya, but her school has been closed since March due to Covid-19.
Books are the ideal way for these children to learn after lockdown, and to learn seriously. Find out more

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