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Worldreader’s favorite videos

Two students in Worldreader’s e-reader program in Ghana describe what they want to be when they grow up. By providing books to them and their friends, we’re helping them achieve their dreams.

Sarah, a teacher in Ghana, describes the impact of Worldreader’s e-readers on her students’ reading.

After just 6 months, Worldreader’s students in Ghana are testing better on reading comprehension… but see for yourself the effect we are having on fluency and diction.

In November, 2010, Worldreader began the first-ever large-scale pilot of e-readers in the developing world, putting local books and Kindles into the hands of 500 teachers and students. This is what happened.

Microsoft Alumni Foundation Celebration 2011 recognizes the philanthropic efforts of its members and related nonprofit organizations. Held on November 16, 2011 at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, it was a time when former Microsoft employees reconnected with one another celebrated the winners of the 2011 Integral Fellows award, a $25,000 unrestriced grant to their agency.

This video highlights the work done by David Risher of Worldreader, a winner of the 2011 Integral Fellows award.

Worldreader’s mission is to unlock the potential of millions of children in the developing world through the use of electronic books and e-readers. We’re transforming the way the developing world reads.

Worldreader is replacing 1 book per 3 children with 3,500 e-books per child.

Charitable giving: this holiday season, give the book lover in your life the gift of sharing his or her passion of reading with others. $25 gives 5 e-books to our kids in Africa who have fallen in love with reading!