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Ghana

People Reading on Mobile Phones in Ghana: 15,033

People Reading on E-Readers in Ghana: 44,524

Book Languages Available: English, Dagbani, Ewe, Farefare, Ga, Gonja, Hausa, Kasem (source: Ethnologue)

Ghana Population: 27 Million

Ghana GDP: $50 Billion

Languages Spoken: Akuapem-Twi, English, Asante-Twi, Abron, Adangbe, Adele, Ahanta, AkanShow More, Akposo, Animere, Anufo, Anyin, Avatime, Awutu, Bimoba, Birifor, Bisa, Buli, Chakali, Chala, Cherepon, Chumburung, Dagaare, Dagbani, Dangme, Deg, Delo, Dompo, Dwang, Ewe, Farefare, Fulfulde, Ga, Gikyode, Gonja, Gua, Hanga, Hausa, Jwira-Pepesa, Kabiye, Kamara, Kantosi, Kasem, Konkomba, Konni, Kplang, Krache, Kulango, Kusaal, Lama, Larteh, Lelemi, Ligbi, Logba, Mampruli, Mfantse, Nafaanra, Nawdm, Nawuri, Nchumbulu, Nkami, Nkonya, Ntcham, Nyangbo, Nzema, Paasaal, Safaliba, Sehwi, Sekpele, Selee, Sisaala, Tumulung, Sisaala, Siwu, Tafi, Tampulma, Tem, Tuwuli, Vagla, Wali, WasaHide (source: Ethnologue)

Adult Literacy Rate in Ghana: 76%


Learn about our e-reader programs in Ghana:


iREAD
iREAD Ghana

Location: Eastern Region, Ghana

Sponsoring Organization: Worldreader

Launch Date: October 2010

Number of devices: 550 3G and Wi-Fi Kindles

Students and teachers: 400

Students’ grade level: Primary 4 to Senior High School 2

Types of books: Textbooks, storybooks, and reference materials

Deployment model: Each student has an e-reader

Do students take devices home: Yes

Other notable points: Worldreader continue to pilot new ideas directly at six schools, measure reading improvements and share what we learn with our partners. Students in two classrooms received solar charging cases in June 2013, as part of an alternative power solution pilot program.

Research: See our reports.