Stories by Nadja Borovac

The School in Kenya with 49,000 E-Books: A New Program

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Two weeks ago, something pretty exciting happened in the world of education! With the Society of Jesus in Eastern Africa, Worldreader launched the largest single deployment of e-readers (EVER!) at St. Aloysius Gonzaga Secondary School in Nairobi, Kenya. The impact? Besides St. Al’s being the 27th school in Kenya to implement our e-reader program, 49,000 African … Continue Reading →

Stomping Out Illiteracy One Reader at a Time

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  On International Literacy Day, we’ve got some good news to share with all of you: we’re closer than you think to stomping out illiteracy thanks to mobile technology. Wrap your mind around this: 6 billion people have access to a mobile device. In a survey we conducted, we found that people who start reading … Continue Reading →

Here’s Your Chance: Change Lives in Ghana

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                          At Worldreader when we travel to our programs, we share a feeling of before and after: what our world view was before traveling to Africa and witnessing students’ and teachers’ reaction to having access to the entire world’s library of books. And what our world view … Continue Reading →

An Amazing 2012

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It’s the time of year when we reflect and celebrate what’s come to pass, and with gleeful anticipation, plan ahead. 2012 was, in many ways, a breakout year for Worldreader, and 2013 promises even more Books For All greatness.  

A New Model for Sharing

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By Jessica Buster Worldreader has been busy in the last couple of months! We have launched three new projects – two in countries that are new to us as well, Rwanda and Tanzania, and another in Kenya, where we’ve worked before. We’re very excited about these projects, as we are about all of our new … Continue Reading →

How You’re Helping

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We’d like to show you one way you’re helping this holiday season. Meet 14-year-old Rita, a high-school student in Adeiso, Ghana. Rita wants to become a leader in Ghana and make a difference. She recently wrote us a note about her dream and said: “By getting an education, I have the ability and power to change … Continue Reading →

Holiday Hope…Not Just For the Holidays

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As we decompress after the frenzy of the recent Chase Giving Awards, look back on this year’s achievements and plan for the 2013, we’re reminded of two simple things: Education empowers people. Without literacy, education efforts stall. Worldreader’s mission to bring e-books to the developing world means young women like Gloria Emefa Dogbey, a high … Continue Reading →