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Our new Royal Patron

We are deeply honoured to announce that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall is its new Patron.  

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“A story can speak to our hearts”

Ahead of her event with author Ben Okri at this year's Hay Festival, Book Aid International Trustee Zainab Umar shared her thoughts on the power of books.

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Books for a better life

Read about the difficulties refugees face in their home countries and the power books have to restore hope for a brighter future. 

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Eletina’s story

“Reading has made me somebody”

Eletina dreams of being an Oncologist when she's older, and the brand new books in her library are helping her to achieve that dream.

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