Status: Finished
Time needed: 
Two weeks or more

Hello Mike,
Thank you for your inquiry into Books For Africa!
Books For Africa shipments are sponsored by the African recipient school
or non-profit, or by their international supporters, such as churches,
non-profits, foundations, returned Peace Corps volunteers, university
departments, or concerned individuals.

Books For Africa ships 40-foot containers holding approximately 22,000
English books. The books are donated, and are gently used or new. We
can also supply refurbished computers and new encyclopedia sets at
additional cost, as detailed on the attached Book Inventory.

Books For Africa requires the recipient group or their supporters to
fundraise $9,800 for the shipping charges to most major sea ports. There
is a $4,500 surcharge on containers requesting more than 25% post
secondary books. This quote is good for nine months time. Please note,
the shipping costs do not include the port and clearance charges- those
are the responsibility of the container recipient.

Please contact me if you would like to pursue fundraising for a
container. Thank you.


Carole Patrikakos
Development Associate
Books For Africa
253 East 4th St., Ste. 200
St. Paul, MN 55101 USA

(Phone) 651-602-9844
(Fax) 651-602-9848

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