Stories by Selena Garrahan

14-Day Reading Challenge – are you in?

June 4, 2020 By

By launching this challenge, Worldreader hopes to encourage parents and caregivers to keep reading to the young children in their lives, and to develop a habit of doing so frequently.  Here's a list of the 14 books that we are promoting among our readers in West and East Africa – we hope you’ll join the challenge and enjoy these books as much as we do. You can join at any time!

8 women leading the way in digital technology

March 5, 2020 By

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Women in Tech: Inspiration, No Fairytales is a book that tells the stories of 30 inspiring women who are succeeding in the tech world. We're proud to be bringing these inspiring stories to millions of women via our Worldreader app. Here we feature eight of the incredible women highlighted in the book.

Top books read by Worldreaders in 2019

February 7, 2020 By

No matter who they were or why they were reading, one thing is for sure: Worldreaders are anything but boring when it comes to reading! The top books read by readers in 2019 represent a wide variety of genres including romance, folk tales, fiction, and life skills. Take a look at the top books read by our readers in 2019.

10 empowering books from our Inspire Us collection

October 7, 2019 By

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These 10 stories are part of our newest collection: The Inspire Us collection. The collection was created as part of our Inspire Us project, which leverages mobile technology to bring empowering stories to girls and women across Ghana and West Africa.

12 books you should read this International Literacy Day

September 6, 2019 By

The theme of this year's International Literacy Day is ‘Literacy and Multilingualism.’ Put simply, this year UNESCO is highlighting how crucial local language content is when it comes to getting the world to read. This is something that we at Worldreader care about deeply. That's why we're highlighting some of our local language books in languages including Hindi, Swahili, Spanish, and Arabic.

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 →