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Latest press releases
Reading partners focus on capacity at Book Aid International event in Nairobi
With support of the players of People’s Postcode Lottery Book Aid International brought nine partner organisations together for a three-day learning event.Read more
Media release: Her Majesty The Queen Consort visits Book Aid International
Book Aid International was delighted to receive a visit from Her Majesty The Queen Consort to its headquarters in South London on 2 February, 2023.Read more
1.1 million brand-new, publisher-donated books reach readers in 2022
Book Aid International is delighted to announce that last year, with the support of the UK publishing industry, it sent 1,140,435 brand-new, publisher-donated books to readers in 26 countries.Read more
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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.Read more
Judith in Malawi
I want my daughter to keep on reading her books. I remind her how this is her chance to have a good life.
Edna Adan Ismail in Somaliland
A step at a time, we fight our battles. But without books, we cannot get out of the situation that we are in.
Francisca in Ghana
When I take the books out and read it’s like I’m talking to my friend.
Eletina in Malawi
If I never had access to books, things would be different
Florence, teacher in Ghana
Before the donation from Book Aid International, frankly, we didn’t have any books.
Omar in Syria
I like reading and I like learning new things from books.