Give 5000 ebooks to 150 kids in sub-Saharan Africa

 
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Give 5000 ebooks to 150 kids in sub-Saharan Africa

Give 5000 ebooks to 150 kids in sub-Saharan Africa
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Adeiso Ghana Primary School

Adeiso Ghana Primary School
Schoolyard of Adeiso Ghana Primary School, where Worldreader has provided multiple classrooms with ereaders. (view small | med | large | orig)

A New Reader

A New Reader
A young girl in Rwanda gets her first ereader (view small | med | large | orig)

Happiness in Rwanda

Happiness in Rwanda
Reading is critical to an improved life. She will share her ereader with two of her friends or family members. (view small | med | large | orig)

Adeiso Primary Classroom 4B

Adeiso Primary Classroom 4B
His name is Martin Luther, and he is one of our newest readers. (view small | med | large | orig)

The Size of the Problem

The Size of the Problem
Africa is simply enormous. 200 million children south of the Sahara Desert with few or no books at all. (view small | med | large | orig)

Library Shelves in Kade, Ghana

Library Shelves in Kade, Ghana
It's a fine building. It's relatively easy to get funding for infrastructure, but nobody wants to fund books. (view small | med | large | orig)

This School is "Relatively" Well-Off

This School is "Relatively" Well-Off
Students only have to share 3 students per book. But the books are locked up in the school immediately after class. Middle school, Adeiso, Ghana. (view small | med | large | orig)

Masai Children, Kenya

Masai Children, Kenya
Education is important, and ereaders are low-power, durable, and inexpensive. One ereader can hold thousands of books - a library that never closes, in the palm of their hands. (view small | med | large | orig)

We Ride the Coattails of the Cell Phone Revolution

We Ride the Coattails of the Cell Phone Revolution
Cell phone technology is ubiquitous in Africa, approaching 80%. The technology allows for wireless distribution of ebooks, and makes an ereader "just another device" to the local community members. (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

worldreader.org

Seattle, Washington, United States
http://www.worldreader.org/

Project Leader

Neil Johnston

Development Director
Seattle, WA United States

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