Libraries Without Borders is committed to a policy of transparency of its accounts and its activities, through the publication of annual reports, impact reports and brochures accessible to all.


Annual report 2022-23

29 March 2024

Annual report 2021-22

26 January 2023

Annual report 2020-21

2 December 2021

Annual report 2019-20

12 February 2021

Annual report 2018-19

14 April 2020

Impact reports

The Ideas Box in New York: 2015 Impact Report

10 August 2016

During the summer of 2015, BSF created pop-up libraries and media centers throughout Morris Heights, a community in the South Bronx of New York. These programs allowed children and parents to enjoy safe and welcoming spaces where they could access books, computers, tablets, arts and craft supplies, and participate in educational programs led by expert facilitators.


The Ideas Box: Improving the Quality of Education in Emergency Situations

16 June 2016
This quantitative study examines the impact of Ideas Box classes on the academic performance of students who participated in the program at the Burundese refugee camp of Bwagiriza. The report demonstrates that students who attended Math and French classes in the Ideas Box experienced a 23% increase in their academic performance when compared to students taking the same courses in a classical school setting.

The Ideas Box: Initial Findings and Perspectives from Burundi

25 April 2015

This report outlines the initial trends observed during the first six months of the Ideas Box program in the Musasa and Kavumu camps. Particular attention is paid to the program’s impact on the quality of education delivered, improvements to child protection, and efficacy in strengthening community ties.



The Ideas Box: An Innovative Psycho-Social Tool in Emergency Situations

16 November 2015

This report assesses the impact of the Ideas Box on individuals suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, promoting peace and reducing community tensions in post-conflict settings, and circulating accurate information to combat rumors and misinformation.