Zimbabwe Delivery Report

2021-06-03T15:05:28+01:00June 3rd, 2021|News|

It  is always heartening for everyone at Books Abroad to see how much their efforts are appreciated so it is good to see comments like this: On behalf of the children and teachers of Zimbabwe, college students, university students and parents who were impacted by this project, we wish to express our heartfelt thanks to the Books Abroad team of volunteers who risked their health during the

Zimbabwe Delivery Update

2021-05-04T10:03:31+01:00May 4th, 2021|News|

As promised in our last report we said we update everyone on this delivery when we had more news. We are pleased to say the books have now been distributed. In the photos above the local MP can be seen handing over the donations to the various heads of the schools receiving the books.  The schools are still very short of books in Science, Maths and

Zimbabwe Delivery

2021-03-04T18:56:49+00:00March 4th, 2021|News|

We are pleased to announce that Our Zimbabwe shipment arrived safely in Bulawayo and was unloaded on the 17th of February. These deliveries are very welcome as shown by this extract from the thank you: "Once again thank you very much to Books Abroad and all its partners for the wonderful consignment of books that has so much potential in alleviating poverty through education." Ziphathele Ncube

Roundup of the latest news

2020-12-10T11:55:31+00:00December 3rd, 2020|News|

Here is an update on what has been happening recently and some of our upcoming plans. We will give you more detailed news on these shipments at a later date. Our Sri Lankan container is due to arrive in Colombo at Christmas after delays at Rotterdam and our Zimbabwe container is due to arrive in late January 2021. Volunteers are now packing for our Caribbean container

Zimbabwe shipment planned

2020-11-03T09:47:19+00:00November 3rd, 2020|News|

On the 9th November, we have planned for our next container shipment to Zimbabwe to begin its journey. This container is expected to arrive in Zimbabwe in the middle of January 2021. We are back to using our standard size pallets so 30 boxes can fit on instead of 24 on a Euro sized pallet. The pallets will be distributed to various schools in the Bulawayo

JANUARY 2020 – NEWS UPDATE

2020-01-17T14:01:32+00:00January 17th, 2020|News|

We are still waiting for confirmation that some of the schools have received their Sierra Leone books which arrived before Christmas. We will update you when we hear. Our Sri Lankan container only has a few more boxes to finish. Seemingly there are elections going to be taking place in the country which means we will have to delay our shipment to March/April.  Not what we were