Annual Reports

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What We’ve Achieved Together

Our Annual Reports summmarize our progress of achieving our mission: Books for all. These reports are also our official way of saying thank you to all of our supporters who are helping us provide digital books to children and families in the developing world.

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2016 Annual Report

  • In 2016, we reached 4.8 million readers with our 4 programs
  • We launched Anasoma, a new project to empower women
  • Preliminary Financial Summary and support

To view the full 2016 report, click below:

2016 Annual Report

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2015 Annual Report

  • In 2015 we tripled our readership, expanded our reach from Africa to India and doubled the size of our digital library
  • A look into the future
  • Audited Financial Summary and support

To view the full 2015 report, click below:

2015 Annual Report

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2014 Annual Report

  • 2014 Summarized: 1,087,783 people reading: 1,062,332 on mobile phones, 25,451 on e-readers
  • Research: more people are reading, people are reading more and people are reading better!
  • What’s next: 15 million readers by 2018
  • Audited Financial Summary and support

To view the full 2014 report, click below:

2014 Annual Report

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2013 Annual Report

  • Letter from co-founders
  • 2013 Summarized: 223,413 people reading | 990,034 e-books read | 27 countries worldwide
  • Research: A summary of our projects with partners such as UNESCO, RTI, USAID, AustralianAID and World Vision.
  • What’s next in 2014: A glimpse to our upcoming projects with Microsoft, Airtel, UNHCR and The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
  • Financial Summary and financial support

To view the full 2013 report, click below:

2013 Annual Report

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2012 Annual Report

  • Letter from co-founders
  • Year at Glance: 10,000 children and families reached | 250,000 e-books sent | 5 African countries
  • New Progress: Largest external study | Dramatic expansion with Worldreader Open Library: 500,000 readers reading 24 million pages per month
  • Financial Summary
  • Financial Support: list of our donors, funders and partners

To view the full 2012 report, click below:


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