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Whether you’re looking for comment on the role of books in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals or to find a strong human interest story, we would love to hear from you.

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Head of Communications Emma Taylor: emma.taylor@bookaid.org or +44 (0) 20 7326 5801

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UK-donated and locally published books inspire reading for 56,000 children

The African Story Box programme is set to give 56,000 African primary school children the chance to read both locally published and UK-donated storybooks in their classrooms thanks to support from the Africa Publishing Innovation Fund and players of People’s Postcode Lottery.  

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We work around around the world where people need books.

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The books we provide

We provide books for all ages and reading abilities – and we’ve funded the purchase of 136,725 local books since 2017.

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The power of books

Books give people power. They transform how people see themselves and the world around them. But millions of people are forced to live without books. We’re here to change that.

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