Reports

June 2021

Worldreader, World Vision, and GRADE partnered to review the CreceLee digital reading project as it pivoted during the COVID-19 pandemic towards home-based reading. Young students and their families received education at home exclusively through mobile technology and Worldreader’s BookSmart reading application.

September 2021

A Journal of Development Effectiveness study involving Worldreader’s e-readers and digital books in Zambia has shown that the technology encourages girls to read more, improving their literacy and education rates.

April 2019

Worldreader, in collaboration with Society for All-Round Development (SARD), designed and deployed a Read to Kids digital reading program, which focused on improving early reading development with an emphasis on increased teacher, parental, and caregiver engagement.

February 2022

En Perú, CreceLee, un programa de lectura digital, promovió el acceso a la lectura y el aprendizaje durante el cierre de escuelas por el COVID-19 en 2020.

January 2022

Worldreader partnered with World Vision to provide students at under-resourced schools and community centers in America access to a digital library and a tracking strategy for children to set individual reading goals.

June 2021

A guide for libraries and community centers interested in launching digital reading programs to support their community.

March 2021

Early behavior change research in India showed that true behavior change to support sustained reading practices at scale requires a combination of traditional marketing and digital strategies coupled with programmatic support.

February 2021

LOCAL, a project by Worldreader and AfLIA, leveraged digital reading technologies to improve access to local language early-grade-reading content throughout library networks in Ghana, Zambia, and Uganda, culminating in a toolkit to guide the replication of digital reading programs throughout African libraries.

November 2019

The Tuta Tuta project launched during February 2017 in Jordan. Funded by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, the program aimed to promote frequent reading by parents and caregivers to Syrian refugee children.

October 2018

Publishers in African countries have started to experience the advantages of digital technologies, like learning from data and reaching broader and more diverse audiences across borders.

May 2017

The Anasoma Research has presented initial findings of the first sprint of the Anasoma Research aimed at identifying barriers of and drivers to female mobile readership in Kenya.

July 2018

This report by Worldreader and the Kenya National Library Service shows the success of LEAP 2.0 and how the national scale-up of project LEAP provided librarians across Kenya the opportunity to put their unique spin on a digital reading project.