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Our projects

We run a variety of projects which support and establish reading spaces and train teachers and librarians to support reading.

Each contributes to our Generation Reader goals, and none are possible without your support. If you’d like to fund any of these projects, please just get in touch.

Books to Go

Books to Go sets up lending libraries in schools so children can dream big and families can read together. 

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Explorer Libraries

By setting up vibrant libraries in unused classrooms, Explorer Libraries inspire children to explore their world and believe in a brighter future.

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Reading for All

In refugee camps where schools lack resources, we provide books and establish school libraries so that children can thrive in the classroom.

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Discovery Book Boxes

When it’s not possible to set up a full library, our Discovery Book Boxes help children keep reading.

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Inspiring Readers

By providing more books to classrooms across Africa, our Inspiring Readers project is helping hundreds of thousands children thrive in school.  

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Solar Libraries

In places where few homes have electricity, Solar Libraries give children the chance to keep reading after the sun goes down.

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African Story Boxes

Our African Story Box project gives children the chance to discover stories from near and far, helping to spark a love of reading that will last a lifetime.

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Reading around the Reserve

With our partner African Parks, we’re helping to boost education and conservation in protected areas of Africa. 

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STEM Study Hubs

In countries across Africa, we’re inspiring more young people to embrace science, tech, engineering and maths.

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Children’s Corners

Children’s Corners create welcoming spaces for children in libraries, helping young readers discover the power of books. 

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Community Container Libraries

Each Community Container Library transforms a disused shipping container into a thriving library for the whole community.

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Your gift will help us share the power of books with people around the world.

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Our mission and vision

Our vision is a world where everyone has access to books that will enrich, improve and change their lives.

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Our finances

At Book Aid International all the income we receive is from voluntary donations – we receive no government grants.

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