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Further tributes paid to 'shining light' Carolyn ReidyFurther tributes paid to ‘shining light’ Carolyn Reidy by The BookSeller, May 15th, 2020
Answering Kids’ Questions About the Coronavirus, in Free Picture BooksAnswering Kids’ Questions About the Coronavirus, in Free Picture Books by The New York Times, April 14th, 2020
ICT Works logo10 Educational Technology Solutions for COVID-19 Out-of-School Children by ICT Works, April 2nd, 2020
Opera and Worldreader expand access to free ebooks for children and students in Africa during the Covid-19 outbreakOpera and Worldreader expand access to free ebooks for children and students in Africa during the Covid-19 outbreak, by Yahoo! Finance, March 26th, 2020
David Risher, President and Co-Founder of Worldreader, Joins Denver FrederickDavid Risher, President and Co-Founder of Worldreader, Joins Denver Frederick, by The Business of Giving, May 21st, 2018
Silicon Valley's role in shifting the education sector from access to outcomesSilicon Valley’s role in shifting the education sector from access to outcomes, by Devex, March 30th, 2018
For developing world, 2016 brought education, drones, big dataFor Developing World, 2016 Brought Education, Drones, Big Data from Voice of America, December 9th, 2016
Worldreader brings digital Library to AfricaWorldreader brings digital Library to Africa from Copyright Clearance Center’s Beyonf the Book, December 4th, 2016
Insights from the Tech Awards on ways to improve lives using technologyInsights from the Tech Awards on ways to improve lives using technology, by Devex, November 30th, 2016
Why David Risher Cheers As Readers Embrace SmartphonesWhy David Risher Cheers As Readers Embrace Smartphones from Forbes, November 17th, 2016
San Francisco Chronicle logoE-book nonprofit expands to Haiti by San Francisco Chronicle, September 16th, 2016
Amazon 'Kindle Reading Fund' makes books more available to those without access Amazon ‘Kindle Reading Fund’ makes books more available to those without access by Beta News, August 25th, 2016
Amazon Launches Kindle Reading Fund To Promote Digital Reading Amazon Launches Kindle Reading Fund To Promote Digital Reading by International Business Times, August 25th, 2016
Amazon Partners with Worldreader for “Kindle Reading Fund” Amazon Partners with Worldreader for “Kindle Reading Fund” by Tech News Today, August 25th, 2016
Amazon Kindle Reading Fund Launched To Promote Digital Reading Amazon Kindle Reading Fund Launched To Promote Digital Reading by Ubergizmo, August 24th, 2016
Amazon Launched This Program for Donating Kindles and Tablets Amazon Launched This Program for Donating Kindles and Tablets by Fortune, August 24th, 2016
Amazon will donate Kindles to promote digital reading Amazon will donate Kindles to promote digital reading by Engadget, August 24th, 2016
Amazon launches fund to donate Kindles, e-books Amazon launches fund to donate Kindles, e-books  by The Seattle Times, August 24th, 2016
Amazon launches the Kindle Reading Fund to expand digital reading around the worldAmazon launches the Kindle Reading Fund to expand digital reading around the world from TechCrunch, August 24th, 2016
Publishers Weekly logoIn Brief: May 19, 2016 by Publishers Weekly, May 19th, 2016
Parent Herald logoCan Digital Education Help Transform Africa? by Publishers Weekly, May 13th, 2016
Brookings logoCarol Williams shares the role of education alliances in Worldreader’s scaling success from Brookings, May 17th, 2016
Technology in Classrooms Benefit Those Who Need It MostTechnology in Classrooms Benefit Those Who Need It Most from Huffington Post Impact, April 5th, 2016
E-readers Help Thousands in Africa Learn to ReadHow Social Media Is Transforming Medical Care In The Developing World from FastCompany, March 15th, 2016
E-readers Help Thousands in Africa Learn to ReadE-readers Help Thousands in Africa Learn to Read from Voice of America, February 5th, 2016
'Data-light' in the deep field with Worldreader‘Data-light’ in the deep field with Worldreader The Bookseller, December 24th, 2015
Paulo Coelho Adds 3 Books to the Worldreader Digital LibraryPaulo Coelho Adds 3 Books to the Worldreader Digital Library from Adweek, November 12th, 2015
How Strong Community And Educator Support Drives Ed Tech SuccessHow Strong Community And Educator Support Drives Ed Tech Success from Forbes, October 12th, 2015
Humble Bundle Offers a Goosebumps-Themed PackageHumble Bundle Offers a Goosebumps-Themed Package from Adweek, October 7th, 2015
Devex logoThe Worldreader approach to promoting literacy, by Devex, August 17th, 2015
Education Technology Makes The Most Impact In The Least Recognized PlacesEducation Technology Makes The Most Impact In The Least Recognized Places from Forbes, June 27th, 2015
The Promise of Lean ExperimentationThe Promise of Lean Experimentation from Stanford Social Innovation Review, Summer 2015
Andrew Carnegie 2.0Andrew Carnegie 2.0 from Huffington Post Education, May 10th, 2015
ICT Works logoReading on Mobile Phones? mLiteracy Opportunities and Challenges by ICT Works, April 6th, 2015
Devex logo5 apps to improve literacy, by Devex, March 2nd, 2015
San Francisco Chronicle logoWorldreader gives free e-books to kids around the world by The San Francisco Chronicle, December 24th, 2014
ABC 7 LogoNonprofit helps children in ebola-stricken countries continue education by ABC 7 News Bay Area, December 24th, 2014
Publishers WeeklyMobile Devices, New Partnerships Boost Worldreader by Publishers Weekly, December 23rd, 2014
Interview with David Risher by KOIT Radio's Listen Up Bay AreaInterview with David Risher by KOIT Radio’s Listen Up Bay Area by KOIT Radio, December 14th, 2014
CNN logoE-readers bring hope to Africa’s schools by CNN, August 20th, 2014
Mobile Phones Promote literacy Poorest Countries UN ReportMobile Phones Promote Literacy in Poorest Countries: UN Report by NBC News, April 24th, 2014
UNESCO Sees Mobile’s Potential to Boost Global LiteracyUNESCO Sees Mobile’s Potential to Boost Global Literacy by Digital World Book, April 24th, 2014
Wall Street Journal logo[Video] How Mobile Devices Drive Literacy in Developing World by The Wall Street Journal, April 23rd, 2014
Tech Times article on Mobile Devices Playing Big Part in Promoting Literacy in Developing CountriesMobile devices playing big part in promoting literacy in developing countries, says study from Tech Times, April 23rd, 2014
UNESCO study mobile phones book reading literacyCell Phones Could Help Millions in Developing Countries To Read from Time, April 23rd, 2014
mobile phones ignite a reading revolution in poor countries with WorldreaderCellphones ignite a ‘reading revolution’ in poor countries from The Verge, April 23rd, 2014
mobile phones improve literacy rates in developing countries says UNESCOMobile Devices Can Dramatically Improve Literacy Rates In Developing Countries, Says UNESCO from TechCrunch, April 23rd, 2014
Worldreader and UN partner to bring kids in refugee camps e-readersUN partners with Worldreader to give Kindles to students in refugee camps from Giga Om, February 21st, 2014
e-readers making a difference in the developing worldE-Readers Mark A New Chapter In The Developing World by NPR’s All Things Considered, December 2nd, 2013
Worldreader brings e-readers to Kenyan Libraries funded by Gates FoundationWorldreader Distributing eReaders to Kenyan Libraries With Funds From Gate’s Foundation from Goodereader, October 18th, 2013
IT in Emerging Markets - Mobile Apps In AfricaIT in Emerging Markets – Mobile Apps In Africa by IEEE Computer Society, IT Pro September/October 2013
ICT Works logoWorldreader Kits: eBooks in a Box for Hungry Young Minds by ICT Works, July 22nd, 2013
A novel idea for spreading literature in Africa: The cellphoneA ‘novel’ idea for spreading literature in Africa: The cellphone by Christian Science Monitor, May 9th, 2013
Mobile Phones Deliver Millions of E-Books to Developing WorldMobile Phones Deliver Millions of E-Books to Developing World from Mashable, April 17th, 2013
Worldreader, a nonprofit, brings e-books to developing countriesWorldreader, a nonprofit, brings e-books to developing countries by Christian Science Monitor, April 11th, 2013
Worldreader sees 500,000 Readers a Month with their AppWorldreader sees 500,000 Readers a Month with their App from Goodereader, April 10th, 2013
Worldreader counts 500,000 users of its e-reading app on feature phonesWorldreader counts 500,000 users of its e-reading app on feature phones from Giga Om’s Paid Content, April 9th, 2013
Former Amazon exec wants to give free e-books ‘to every child on the planetFormer Amazon exec wants to give free e-books ‘to every child on the planet from Venture Beat, April 9th, 2013
This Simple App Could Put E-Books On Millions Of Phones In The Third WorldThis Simple App Could Put E-Books On Millions Of Phones In The Third World from Forbes, April 9th, 2013
Worldreader Expands Ghana Footprint with a $300,000 Grant from USAID, World VisionWorldreader Expands Ghana Footprint with a $300,000 Grant from USAID, World Vision, and AusAID from Goodereader, March 5th, 2013
Four companies that are changing digital reading in AfricaFour companies that are changing digital reading in Africa from Giga Om’s Paid Content, February 18th, 2013
The Weekly Good: Worldreader Wants To Put A Digital Book In Every Child’s HandThe Weekly Good: Worldreader Wants To Put A Digital Book In Every Child’s Hand from TechCrunch, February 17th, 2013
With Digital Technology, Worldreader Brings Knowledge to Africa's Neediest ChildrenWith Digital Technology, Worldreader Brings Knowledge to Africa’s Neediest Children from Wharton Knowledge, December 11th, 2012
On International Day of the Girl, Books MatterOn International Day of the Girl, Books Matter from Huffington Post Impact, October 11th, 2012
World Literacy Day: Giving All Kids a ChanceWorld Literacy Day: Giving All Kids a Chance from Huffington Post Impact, September 8th, 2012
Worldreader: Taking the E-Books Revolution to AfricaWorldreader: Taking the E-Books Revolution to Africa by Bloomberg Businessweek, September 6th, 2012
The New York Times logoPublishers Back African Literacy Effort With E-Books by The New York Times, September 6th, 2012
Libraries in the Hands of Children in the Developing WorldLibraries in the Hands of Children in the Developing World by Jet Set Times, September 2nd, 2012
Active in a Cloud, Amazon Reshapes ComputingActive in a Cloud, Amazon Reshapes Computing by The New York Times, August 27th, 2012
Worldreader's partnership with FCBWorldreader’s partnership with FCB by Fox Soccer Report, June 20th, 2012
Wall Street Journal logoAn e-reader revolution for Africa? by The Wall Street Journal, Life & Style, June 15th, 2012
Wall Street Journal logoFC Barcelona Kicks Off Appeal to Send Million E-Books to Africa by Wall Street Journal Tech Europe, May 25th, 2012
FC Barcelona stars help to bring e-books to Africa by Christian Science Monitor, May 25th, 2012
Barcelona FC Backs Bid to Send One Million E-Books to Africa by CNN Inside Africa, May 25th, 2012
Million Books MovementWorldreader Wants to Bring 1 Million E-Books to Africa by Fast Company, May 24th, 2012
Million Books Movement1 Million E-Books Headed to Africa with FC Barcelona’s Help by Mashable, May 24th, 2012
A simple challenge to publishers: books for Ghana by Domino Project, April 27th, 2012
What happens when you give Kindles to kids in GhanaWhat happens when you give Kindles to kids in Ghana by GigaOm, April 27th, 2012
Pew E-book Survey: 20 Percent of U.S. Is Reading ElectronicallyPew E-book Survey: 20 Percent of U.S. Is Reading Electronically from Daily Beast, April 5th, 2012
E-books for smart kids on dumb phonesE-books for smart kids on ‘dumb’ phones from Giga Om’s Paid Content, April 3rd, 2012
Reading app launched for dumb phonesReading app launched for ‘dumb’ phones The Bookseller, April 2nd, 2012
An update on the use of e-readers in AfricaAn update on the use of e-readers in Africa from EduTech, A World Bank Blog on ICT use in Education, March 16th, 2012
How do children learn to read when you have no books?How do children learn to read when you have no books? from No Straight Lines Blog by Alan Moore, March 14th, 2012
Mobile Devices Address Tech. Equity in AfricaMobile Devices Address Tech. Equity in Africa from Education Week, January 30th 2012
Exciting Kindle News From Worldreader: Read A Book, Feed A MindExciting Kindle News From Worldreader: Read A Book, Feed A Mind from Kindle Nation Daily, January 26th, 2012
Gutenberg 2.0: Kindling the Reading Habit from Huffington PostGutenberg 2.0: Kindling the Reading Habit from Huffington Post, December 27th, 2011
E-Readers Help Spread Literacy, No Apps NeededE-Readers Help Spread Literacy, No Apps Needed from MindShift KQED, November 11th, 2011
Microsoft Alumni Foundation announces Integral Fellows Award winnersMicrosoft Alumni Foundation announces Integral Fellows Award winners from The Seattle Times, November 17th, 2011
Worldreader in Princeton Alumni WeeklyOut of Amazon, into Africa from Princeton Alumni Weekly, July 6th, 2011
Publishers WeeklyWorldreader Expands into Kenya from Publishers Weekly, April 18th, 2011
E-Readers in Africa: Non-Profit Brings Thousands of Books to Ghanaian ChildrenE-Readers in Africa: Non-Profit Brings Thousands of Books to Ghanaian Children from Mashable, January 26th, 2011
The New York Times logoFlorida or Ghana, E-Reading Innovators Face the Same Challenges from The New York Times, January 24th, 2011
What's Next: Curling up with E-readersWhat’s Next: Curling up with E-readers from Stanford Social Innovation Review, November 2010
Publishers WeeklyWorldreader.org Announces Random House E-book Donation; Digitization Project from Publishers Weekly, November 11th, 2010
TechCrunchWorldreader to Digitize Thousands of African Titles and Ship out E-readers from TechCrunch, October 8th, 2010
Publishers WeeklyFrankfurt 2010: Making a Difference with E-readers from Publishers Weekly, October 8th, 2010
Wall Street Journal logoNonprofit tries One-Kindle-Per-Child in Ghana by Wall Street Journal Tech Europe, August 5th, 2010
PocketLint LogoWorldreader.org testing e-readers in third world classrooms from Pocket-lint, April 21st, 2010
Geek.com LogoKindle seen as enabler for developing countries by worldreader.org from geek.com, March 16th, 2010
Wired Magazine LogoKindles Come To Classroom in Ghana from Wired, March 16th, 2010

Africa

Worldreader Helps Educate Vulnerable About CoronavirusWorldreader Helps Educate Vulnerable About Coronavirus from Publishers Weekly, April 6th, 2020
Tech firms expand access to free e-books during Coronavirus lockdownTech firms expand access to free e-books during Coronavirus lockdown from Standard Digital, March 31st, 2020
WorldreaderWorldreader develops free apps – To support schoolchildren at home, by Graphic Online, March 30th, 2020
Worldreader addresses learning loss in COVID-19 outbreakWorldreader addresses learning loss in COVID-19 outbreak, by News Ghana, March 28th, 2020
Opera Partners with Worldreader to Bridge Learning Gap In Africa Amid Covid-19 OoutbreakOpera Partners with Worldreader to Bridge Learning Gap In Africa Amid Covid-19 Ooutbreak, by Ventures Africa, March 26th, 2020
Worldreader keeps children reading during school lock-downWorldreader keeps children reading during school lock-down, by News Ghana, March 26th, 2020
COVID-19: Worldreader offers free digital reading solutionsCOVID-19: Worldreader offers free digital reading solutions, by Citi Newsroom, March 25th, 2020
Worldreader supports students with digital reading as schools are closed due to Covid-19Worldreader supports students with digital reading as schools are closed due to Covid-19, by Prime News Ghana, March 25th, 2020
Worldreader Support Students Across The Global South With Digital ReadingWorldreader Support Students Across The Global South With Digital Reading, by Modern Ghana, March 25th, 2020
Learners at Kibra Laini Saba Primary School benefit from digital libraryLearners at Kibra Laini Saba Primary School benefit from digital library, by NTV Kenya, May 12th, 2019