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Ending Learning Poverty: How Worldreader is making a difference

November 28, 2019 By

Ending Learning Poverty: What will it take? The World Bank estimates that 53 percent of children in low- and middle-income countries cannot read by the end of primary school.  This learning crisis, also referred to as learning poverty, seriously undermines sustainable growth and poverty reduction.  In order to explore sustainable solutions that tackle this problem, … Continue Reading →

Harnessing the Power of Digital Reading to Overcome Development Challenges in Kenya

May 16, 2019 By

The 2019 Global Digital Reading Summit Worldreader’s 2019 Global Digital Reading Summit was a huge success thanks to all who participated, from the esteemed speakers and delegates, to Worldreader’s global board members and generous volunteers. Nearly 150 invited participants from across sectors in Kenya and around the world filled the conference room at the Crowne … Continue Reading →