The charity held a 40th Anniversary celebratory BBQ in the grounds of Druminnor Castle near Rhynie on 9th October 2022. Alex Forbes, owner of Druminnor kindly hosted the event and gave a brief history of the castle to those in attendance. Keith Brunskill, the Founder of Books Abroad gave a history of how the charity began. Keith’s desire
Steve Read We are sorry to inform you all of the sad news that Steve Read has died in Zanzibar on the 15th July 1952. Life rarely brings us someone as unique as our past Chairman, Steve Read, and we feel fortunate to have known him. He served as a volunteer, trustee and Chairman at Books Abroad. He introduced our present chairman, Vinay Ruparella, to Books Abroad.
We are looking for more people to sign up as part of the Books Abroad Team to the Kiltwalk in Aberdeen or the other ones in Dundee and Edinburgh. Any one wishing to join can sign up on behalf of Books Abroad - contact the office on email@example.com or telephone 01464 861446 for more details.We are also looking for anyone to sponsor a member of our
The Kenya Shipment that we told you about previously has safely arrived at its initial destination of St Paul's University from where the books will be distributed to various schools and colleges. Irene Muthoni Kibandi said: 'The students and faculty members are excited and look forward to using the books once processed. Thank you so much and best wishes in this service you are giving to
It has been a busy time at Books Abroad recently when for the first time we have filled a 40ft container. It contains some 36 pallets with 1044 boxes holding about 100,000 books. These are all bound for Kenya and we will update you on their progress.