readers every day
Worldreader’s reading programs are helping
people read more, read better, and positively
change attitudes towards gender norms.
have been reached with Worldreader
programs since 2010. Source: Worldreader
back-end data analyses.
in developing countries report reading more now that they can read from the Worldreader library on their mobile phones. Read the report.
reported reading more during our LEAP pilot project which brought digital reading to all 61 public libraries across Kenya. Learn more.
in the median time spent reading on the Worldreader mobile platform over a two year period. The time increased from 4 minutes in 2016 to 21 minutes in 2018. Source: Worldreader back-end data analyses.
in Worldreader’s iREAD 2 project in Ghana could read at least one word in English, compared to 49.3% of students nationally. Read the report
in questions answered by Students in the iREAD 2 project when tested on their English comprehension. Read the report
27.4 vs 10.9%
in girls’ gender empowerment norm beliefs for girls in our Girls Read! project compared to girls in the control group. Source: Girls Read! Update, Population Council, Lusaka Zambia, July 2018
8 – 22 %
literacy benchmark points for girls using e-readers combined with community support as part of the Girls Read! Project compared to girls in the control group. Source: Girls Read! Update, Population Council, Lusaka Zambia, July 2018: