Hundreds of local Christians have new books and bibles following recent book fairs in Jos.
We held the book fairs at TCNN (Theological College of Northern Nigeria) and Gindiri Theological Seminary, as well and our Jos charity shop during October and November.
With dry weather we were able to display large numbers of books by laying them out on the ground and on tables. Hundreds of Christians came to browse and buy our affordable books, some of which are brand new and others are used but in good condition.
Books sold were part of our third container-load from UK Christian charity Book Aid that arrived in Nigeria back in January.
Grace & Light held the book fairs to celebrate its book ministry among Christians and raise awareness of our ministry in churches.
Over 60 per cent of books have now been sold; the remainder are for sale in our charity shop. Anyone visiting Jos is welcome to visit during office hours to see if there are any books they would like.
Money raised so far is going towards the cost to purchase a Certificate of Occupancy from the Nigerian government. It is a one-time payment that grants us ownership of the land our headquarters compound sits on.