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Ghana District Scale (GDS)

In order to get the next million students reading, we need a scalable solution that can be adopted by entire school systems and communities.

The project

Ghana District Scale (GDS) is Worldreader’s first-ever district-run digital reading program that will facilitate the scaling of digital reading to all 90 public primary schools within the Kwaebibirem Municipality in Ghana.

The aim of this project is to build a model that demonstrates how digital reading in schools can be scaled nationwide by creating systems-level change starting at the district level.

The project at a glance

Location

Ghana

Key Partners

The Municipal Education Office (MEO) of Kwaebibirem

Students reached

45,000

Teachers trained

700

E-books distributed

495,000

We’re also working at a large scale with Kenyan Libraries

We just brought digital reading to all 61 public libraries in Kenya in partnership with the Kenya National Library Service.