Our Work in Latin America
Worldreader works with communities, families, institutions, and organizations in Peru to get children reading so they can reach their potential. Discover our work.
With the support of the Kaphan Foundation and in partnership with World Vision, we designed CreceLee, a holistic school-to-home digital reading program, to support primary school students. The five-year program launched in 2019 with the aim of supporting 10,000 students by bringing tablets and our BookSmart reading solution to 20 public primary schools. In December 2022, CreceLee had already grown to support 75 schools and 42,000+ children through BookSmart. We're now expanding CreceLee to reach 170 schools across 7 regions.
“CreceLee is at the forefront of providing a digital approach to help Peru recover from the years lost [during the pandemic.]” – Santiago Cueto, Executive Director at GRADE (Group for the Analysis of Development)
“All children and families around the world need this type of support. My daughter’s life really changed since she started reading”. – Mariosis
“Before, he was too shy to read out aloud . . . But I have seen the change: He can express himself better and his words flow” – Lesly
“As the Moquegua’s Regional Government, we are going to support the implementation of CreceLee, a very important initiative that we believe will contribute to the regional policy that we have in favor of education and the goal of improving the reading outcomes of children in the region.” – Gilia Gutierrez Ayala, Moquegua’s Regional Governor (Peru)
Reading is the foundation of all learning, and a child’s best chance to reach their potential. Together, we can get children reading around the world.
Give children and their families access to thousands of books and engaging activities in Spanish that will help them reach their potential.
Support CreceLee and programs focused on reading comprehension, emotional intelligence, and digital literacy skills.
Provide training and continuous support for educators, caregivers, and reading champions so they can read to and with children.
Learn more about CreceLee, meet our team and partners, and discover our initiatives in Latin America by exploring our website in Spanish.
Readers are drawn to content in their own language and stories that reflect the world they live in. BookSmart is our free digital reading experience, available in Spanish and several other global and local languages. Explore our vast Spanish and dual-language collections on any device.
We’re leveraging mobile technology to reach Peruvian families on devices they already own. BookSmart is available anytime, anywhere, at the touch of a finger.
Working in vulnerable communities requires expertise and long-standing local leadership. We’re proud to be partnering with organizations that have years of experiences in delivering reading programs and educational support to the children who need it most.
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