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You can send 50 e-readers with 100 e-books each to a school in Kenya.
That’s the equivalent of a library with 5,000 books!

Schools that need books:
These unique projects are ready for funding. Your $15,000 donation covers the costs of e-readers, e-books, customs and shipping fees, logistical support in the U.S. and Africa, and more. It would cost more than 3 times that if you tried to do it alone.

KIBOS SUGAR RESEARCH PRIMARY

Kisumu County, Kenya

The current library of Kibos Primary is currently sadly lacking in fulfilling the needs of the school’s 1,000 plus students. Led by a Head teacher who has previously utilized the benefits of a BLUE Box in her previous school where she oversaw an incredible shift in the culture of the school to create avid readers. (Hear from Judith in her own words here).

Located in a rural farming community, the school was created in the 1990s at the request of the sugar workers in Kabunyo. Prior to the school being built the workers’ children had to walk 8km to school.

IYENGA PRIMARY SCHOOL

Kakamega, Kenya

Iyenga Primary School is located in the outskirts of the Kakemega, a rural town an hour’s drive north of Kisumu, the largest city in Eastern Kenya.

Most members of the community are farmers, and the mission of the school is to “mold farmers into responsible citizens who are self reliant.”

Iyenga serves 500 people, including students and their families.

KIREMBE PRIMARY SCHOOL

Kirembe, Kenya

The Kirembe Primary School’s mission is “to produce an all-around individual who will create positive change in society.” Serving over 400 students, the school was one of the recipients of e-readers for a trial program to determine the efficacy of e-reading in the classroom.

Having witnessed the success of the e-readers, the school is requesting another BLUE Box to continue to improve the performance of students.

These schools and libraries are just a few of many that are in need of a BLUE Box. If you are interested in supporting, please email our Development Team at development@worldreader.org.

How it works:

In approximately 3-6 months, students at your chosen school will have e-readers in their hands.

 1.

Choose a school to sponsor

Worldreader has identified and approved several schools ready for sponsorship. Please email us for more information on the schools that we’ve identified.

 2.

donate or raise $15,000

All contributions are 100% tax-deductible. The $15,000 sponsorship will ensure a timely launch of your program and also help to support Worldreader’s overall operations.

 3.

watch us prepare your shipment

Worldreader will recognize your name and your project on all 50 Kindles. You will also receive a report of the custom collection of 100 e-books chosen by your school.

 4. 

connect with the kids

You will receive photos of the kids with your e-readers and stories from the community launch of your program. After six months, the school will provide you with an impact report detailing the progress of your project.

Sponsored Schools

Check out some of our funded projects.

Sponsored By the
Worldreader New York Chapter

Pole Pole Academy, a school for orphans founded by orphans, received 100 wi-fi Kindles in March 2014. Books included beginning readers and storybooks.

Sponsored By the
Thanks Be To God Foundation

The Upendo School was the first school in Tanzania to receive an e-reader project for primary students. Upendo received 60 wi-fi Kindles for Primary 4 and 5 grade students in 2012.

Sponsored By
The Ayyad Family

Thanks to the Ayyad family, students in two classrooms in Adeiso, Ghana, received 50 Kindles loaded with textbooks and storybooks.

Sponsor a school today

Get in touch with us to learn more about how you can sponsor a school and help change children’s futures.