Stories by Selena Garrahan
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!
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.
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.
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. But we didn’t rush in. If there’s one thing we’ve learned from our work over the years, it’s that every country, every community, and every … Continue Reading →
We are thrilled to celebrate International Literacy Day 2019 by announcing that, so far in 2019, more than 1.6 million people have been reading online books in more than 52 languages with Opera Mini and Worldreader. This marks a major success in our joint effort to bring free e-books to people around the world. In … Continue Reading →
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.
#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 →
What’s it like raising kids when the going gets tough? If you’re a parent, you know that it’s tough enough raising kids in the best of circumstances: the sleepless nights, getting kids to eat their greens, the consuming feeling that we can’t always be around to protect them. The list goes on. But what about … Continue Reading →