Stories by Brian Gougherty

2014 Tech Awards: We Won The Microsoft Education Award

November 27, 2014 By

Anyone who’s seen Worldreader’s headquarters here in San Francisco understands that our organization knows how to do a lot with a little. Words like “austere” and “spartan” and “converted old garage space” often come up when describing our digs. So, a few weeks ago, I was thrilled to deliver a new addition into the office that … Continue Reading →

The Guardian asked and over 3,000 people gave!

April 8, 2014 By

Our donors and supporters are everything to us. Without their help, none of what we do on a daily basis to eradicate illiteracy would be possible. In the case of The Guardian, over £38,000 of help for providing more books to children and families who need them the most, came last month! This gift arrived after … Continue Reading →

From One Friend To Another

September 21, 2012 By

By Neil Johnston If you are reading this blog (and thank you for reading!), you are what we call a potential “Friend of Worldreader.” I became a Friend of Worldreader about six months ago, during a 90-minute “deep dive” into this very website. I didn’t intend for it to happen. It was my first visit. … Continue Reading →