In 2016, we enabled thousands of parents in Delhi, India to read regularly to their children.
This holiday season, we raised over $141,132 to bring books to 28,226 families through our #ShareABedtimeStory campaign.
In 2016, we launched projects at 87 new schools across Africa.
Two of Worldreader’s largest school-based projects were successfully completed: the Tusome Early Grade Reading project and the Education Sector Support Programme.
In 2016, we launched new projects at 62 libraries, impacting library patrons and entire communities.
We partnered with the Kenya National Library Service to launch LEAP 2.0. The project will bring digital reading to all 61 public libraries in Kenya by December 2017.
In 2016, we continued to expand access to our Open Library for millions of readers.
We launched Anasoma, a research project that seeks to understand how books can empower women and how we can encourage more women to read using their mobile phones.