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Margaret’s Story: A Teacher Who Was Illiterate Just a Few Years Ago

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Until very recently, Margret was illiterate. Margret went back to school just a few years ago, at an adult education center and even though she had never learned to read or write, she quickly became the center's top student. The center was so impressed that they decided to offer Margaret a teaching job. But books are scarce and expensive where Margaret lives. That's why she uses Worldreader on her mobile phone to teach her students, to read and to read with her own children.

Worldreader Digital Reading Summit 2015 – Immerse Yourself in the Digital Era

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Worldreader, a global literacy nonprofit organization, has organized the Digital Reading Summit for the past two years in Africa. The purpose of this conference is to bring together publishers, e-reader project managers, educational professionals, non-profit organizations, and government officials, interested in building the future of digital reading.

Project LEAP Final Report

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Project LEAP Final Report

Libraries in Kenya using Worldreader e-readers with free ebooks saw monthly visits triple, revitalizing those libraries as hubs for information and knowledge.

Project LEAP Midterm Report

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Project LEAP Mid-Term Report

As many as 10,000 people have been impacted by Project LEAP (Libraries, E-Reading, Activities and Partnership). Free ebooks on e-readers in libraries are increasing reading in Africa.

Project LEAP: Baseline Report

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Project LEAP Baseline Report

The baseline report of Project LEAP (Libraries, e-Reading, Activities and Partnership), seeking to improve reading in Africa, was led by Worldreader in eight libraries in Kenya, and funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Improving E-Reader Durability

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Improving Ebook Tablet Durability

Worldreader’s e-readers in schools loaded with free digital books are now more durable than ever, changing the way people read in Africa.