Stories by Nadja Borovac

Bestselling Books by RosettaBooks to Benefit Worldreader

December 2, 2014 By

The holidays are upon us. We’ve all got so much on our mind: the meals we’ll make, the trips we’ll take, the gifts we’ll give. But how can you make your holidays even more meaningful this year? By giving gifts that make a difference. RosettaBooks, a leading independent publisher and Worldreader partner, has discounted 152 e-books … Continue Reading →

30,000 E-Books Where You’d Least Expect Them: UNHCR Refugee Settlements

February 26, 2014 By

Books and Reading in Tanzanian Refugee Camps

Stories about refugee camps these days are synonymous with poverty, lack of opportunity and even terrorism. But not today. We’re thrilled to share with you something positive and transformative about two refugee settlements in Western Tanzania. Thanks to a partnership with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), 30,000 life-changing international and African e-books have been delivered … Continue Reading →

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

December 4, 2013 By

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

September 10, 2013 By

  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

June 13, 2013 By

                          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

December 28, 2012 By

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

December 20, 2012 By

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

December 17, 2012 By

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

December 14, 2012 By

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 →