Worldreader wins the US Library of Congress 2023 Literacy Award ➤




10-year-old Agnes studies at Kade Roman Catholic Primary in Ghana. Agnus doesn't have any books at home, but sometimes she'll write down short stories from the e-readers and bring them home so she can read them again.



In Kenya, it is often perceived as shameful to be studying at a late age. For 23-year-old Silvia who recently returned back to secondary school, books on her mobile phone mean that she can study in privacy. 



Daniel has been a teacher at Magoso Primary School in Kenya for over 10 years. Most of the 493 students attending the school are orphans. Since receiving the e-readers, the students have increasingly started turning to reading for escape.



Lalita, a mother of two in Delhi, India, was forced to leave school at a young age and was married by the time she was 14 years old. Now, she reads to her daughters every night so they can have a better future.

Shivani and Rumana


Shivana and Rumana are two sisters from Delhi, India, aged 15 and 16 respectively. These two sisters use the Read to Kids app on their mobile phone to read stories to children in their community.