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30,000 e-books, 3 communities

We partnered with Pencils of Promise to bring 3300 e-readers loaded with thousands of digital books to children and their families.

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From The Field

E-Books in a Kenyan Library Increase Patronage

July 17, 2014 By

Saide Library

SAIDE Community Library in Kenya is a shining example of how e-readers are impacting lives both in and out of the classroom. As a carefully selected library in Worldreader’s Project LEAP (Libraries, E-Reading, Activities, Partnership), which is funded by The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, SAIDE Community Library has hosted e-readers for a mere three … Continue Reading →


Worldreader 2013 Annual Report Now Live!

June 19, 2014 By

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A lot happened at Worldreader in 2013 so we put some extra effort and time in preparing our Annual Report. It’s a bit late, we know, but we’ve been holding it for the completion of our first-ever financial audit, which we’ve passed with flying colors. 2013 was full of milestones, lessons and achievements as we … Continue Reading →