June 24, 2020 By Angela Ding
Meet two incredibly inspiring girls — and authors: Eleven-year-old Aria Rani Sindledecker and sixteen-year-old Anna Pattle. Both girls are strong believers in the power of reading to change — and the world around us. And both girls are spreading their love for reading to the less fortunate by supporting Worldreader.
June 22, 2020 By David Risher
In 2019, supporters like you helped reach over 2.4 million readers with a library of thousands of books in 52 languages. We're thrilled to share your impact towards building a better world, powered by readers.
June 15, 2020 By Carol Da Silva
Data is vital to quality education. At Worldreader, we understand the value of data as we work to support readers across the Global South and improve learning outcomes. Here's a look at how we use data to support our work and the work of other organizations, and how we approach data privacy.
June 4, 2020 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!
June 4, 2020 By Angela Ding
In this age of globalized information, children are asking more and more questions about race as they have access to more and more information at their fingertips. Worldreader’s free library provides children’s storybooks, authored by Africans and African Americans, that can help spark this discussion.
May 13, 2020 By David Risher
We will feel Carolyn’s absence for years to come. We are incredibly honored that Worldreader’s impact is even a small part of Carolyn’s enormous legacy.
May 12, 2020 By Wendy Smith
Establishing safe spaces where children can use online learning tools is key to quality learning in a crisis. During this pandemic, organizations need to think about facilitating content delivery and teaching digital literacy skills, while also promoting child safety online. Here we take a look at how.
April 17, 2020 By Wendy Smith
Reading to children and ensuring that children continue to read during this crisis may sound like an overly simple solution, but it would be an error to think so. The science of reading reminds us that when children read or are read to frequently, children continue learning and preserve skills learned prior to the crisis.
March 26, 2020 By Melanie Wise
The COVID-19 pandemic is not only a global health crisis, it is a learning crisis. When considering how to mitigate learning loss in a pandemic, it should be a top priority to support reading skills and engagement with books. That's why we’re expanding our partnership with Opera to get more books to more readers.
March 5, 2020 By Selena Garrahan
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.