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About Worldreader

Worldreader believes that readers build a better world. A nonprofit with a low-cost, high-tech approach, Worldreader combines 21st-century technology, culturally-relevant digital books, and supportive programming to improve learning outcomes, workforce readiness, and gender equity in vulnerable communities around the world. Since 2010, Worldreader and its partners have distributed over 58 million digital books to more than 17 million children and young adults across six regions (United States, East Africa, West Africa, Latin America, MENA, and South Asia). Worldreader is always looking for partners to reach millions more.


Readers build a better world.


Worldreader works globally with partners to support vulnerable and underserved communities with digital reading solutions that help improve learning outcomes, workforce readiness, and gender equity.







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Our impact

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Our programs

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Our library

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Learn about our COVID-19 response: Keep Children Reading

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a learning crisis. Learn about Worldreader’s free resources for families.

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Our brand guidelines

Here you’ll find all of the tools and guidance you need to truly represent the Worldreader brand.

Worldreader’s leadership

If you would like to interview someone from Worldreader’s leadership team, please contact us at

David Risher
CEO and Co-Founder

Colin McElwee
Co-founder and Senior Director,
Strategic Partnerships

Rebecca Chandler-Leege
Chief Impact Officer

Bhanu Potta
Executive Product Leader and Regional Leader APAC

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