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A Revolutionary Way to Empower Girls

We’re immensely proud to be partnered with Camfed, thanks to the generous support of HDIF, to be empowering 4,500 girls across Tanzania with digital books. 

 

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Students and teachers in Tanzania receive their new e-readers

From The Field

News

Top Books Read in 2015

January 5, 2016 By

Girl reading on Worldreader mobile on her mobile phone

At Worldreader, we talk a lot about access. Access is the initial hurdle when building a literate world, so books need to be easily accessible, especially in places where they have historically been sparse. Thanks to Worldreader, readers anywhere in the world can access a library of over 28,000 free books in dozens of languages. … Continue Reading →

Partnerships

A Revolutionary Way to Empower Girls

February 5, 2016 By

Students and teachers in Tanzania receive their new e-readers

An educated girl is an unstoppable force. She possesses knowledge and skills, increasing her self-reliance and resilience in the world. An educated girl is confident. She holds the power to stand up and become a leader, inspiring and educating other women and girls, creating an incredible multiplier effect. This is a basic truth. And one … Continue Reading →

Research

Study Highlights How Mobile Reading Works for Girls

February 13, 2015 By

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We recently sat down with Ronda Zelezny-Green, a PhD student in Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) at Royal Holloway, University of London, to discuss her recent study on Worldreader Mobile usage among a group of girls at a secondary school in Nairobi, Kenya. Her study examines the girls’ app usage in an effort … Continue Reading →