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The Literacy LedgerReflections, findings, stories and the lowdown

We’re Launching Our First-Ever Project In South America

Over the last few years, Worldreader has been looking into expanding our work to South America. The opportunity to help people read in this part of the world is great. We’re thrilled to announce that this month we’ll be launching a project in Peru to bring digital reading to an estimated 4,500 children via tablets and mobile phones.


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From The Field

Moving Mountains for Literacy

September 3, 2019 By

#KiliChallenge19 Last month, a team of 9 climbers set out to take on Africa’s biggest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro, to bring digital reading to thousands of people in Kenya. This is their incredible #KiliChallenge19 journey. There is still time to donate and help reach more readers. It all started with one library They say that libraries … Continue Reading →


Ending Learning Poverty: How Worldreader is making a difference

November 28, 2019 By

Ending Learning Poverty: What will it take? The World Bank estimates that 53 percent of children in low- and middle-income countries cannot read by the end of primary school.  This learning crisis, also referred to as learning poverty, seriously undermines sustainable growth and poverty reduction.  In order to explore sustainable solutions that tackle this problem, … Continue Reading →