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2023-10-04T11:03:00+01:00October 4th, 2023|News|

Books Abroad is in the running to receive a share of £500,000 from the Just Transition Participatory Budgeting Fund. To successfully secure this funding, we need your help. Promoting literacy, education and understanding to provide the means of a sustainable escape route from the plight of poverty, since it was established 40 years ago, Books Abroad has saved FOUR million books from going to landfill. The

Grayson Brown’s Fundraising

2023-10-04T11:06:26+01:00September 27th, 2023|News|

Congratulation to nine-year-old Grayson Brown, from Fochabers, who has raised £663.02 to send a pallet of books to a Bunono Central Primary School near the south-western Ugandan village of Kisizi.  He raised the money through cycling 486 kilometres the equivalent of cycling across Uganda. During the summer Grayson and his family have delivered several car and van loads of books to Books Abroad that he collected

London Marathon Fundraising

2021-10-08T12:21:05+01:00October 8th, 2021|News|

Congratulations to Megan Fraser Bell who, on Sunday 3rd October, completed the London Marathon and in doing so raised funds for Books Abroad. We are very grateful for her efforts and the money raised.

London Marathon Fundraising this Sunday

2021-09-27T17:27:18+01:00September 27th, 2021|News|

Just a reminder that Megan Fraser-Bell will be running the London Marathon to raise funds for Books Abroad this Sunday the 3rd of October. Megan says 'as a total book lover myself, I appreciate the importance of books not only for pleasure but for education especially in developing countries where books are a scarce resource.' We are very grateful to Megan for doing this fundraising and

London Marathon Fundraising

2021-08-01T18:07:44+01:00August 1st, 2021|News|

Megan Fraser Bell will be running the London Marathon to raise funds for Books Abroad. We are very grateful to Megan for doing this and wish her all the best in the event. The Marathon takes place on the 3rd October 2021 and if you wish to support Megan you can do so at:

New Fundraising Challenge

2021-07-26T11:26:22+01:00July 26th, 2021|News|

Currently, we have a separate fundraising challenge in place to transport books to Kenya. Books Abroad have been changing the world – one book at a time, one child at a time – for almost 40 years. Now, we have the opportunity to step up to the challenge of supporting theological education in East Africa. The Very Reverend Professor Sir Robin Barbour (1921-2014) was one of

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