Spotlight On: Book Aid International: Give a Book, Give a Future

Meet Rahmatu. Against all odds, she made it into secondary school, something only one in five girls do in Cameroon. Every day she takes a book home and reads to her siblings, something her parents could never do for her. Stories like Rahmatu's are made possible by the support of people like you for Book Aid International. …

Indigenous Literacy Foundation: Providing books to indigenous children

by Emily Wiech, Indigenous Literacy Foundation Can you imagine not being able to read a newspaper, a road sign or directions on a bottle of medication? Sadly, this is a reality faced by many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders living in remote Australian communities today. The Indigenous Literacy Foundation aims to raise literacy levels and improve …

Spotlight On: The Book Bus

by David M. Gordon, Director of The Book Bus Foundation The Book Bus aims to improve child literacy rates in Africa, Asia and South America by providing children with books and the inspiration to read them. One in six adults around the world have come through childhood unable to read and write, a situation mainly …

Spotlight On: Pratham Books: Spreading the joy of reading to millions of children!

by Maya Hemant, Pratham Books Millions of children in India cannot read for two reasons: 1. their books are not in a language they understand, or 2. they are simply not affordable. This is the distance Pratham Books is committed to bridging. One of India’s largest children's book publishers, Pratham Books is a not-for-profit organization …

Spotlight On: Book Aid International: Books Change Lives

by Natasha Worswick, Book Aid International Book Aid International is an international charity that believes books can change lives. Each year, we strive to send as many books as we possibly can to communities in sub-Saharan Africa. There the books are vital for education, improving literacy, providing information and underpinning development. As you’ll see from …