Advancing edtech innovation and research to improve reading outcomes for marginalized children in low-resource contexts.

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Our new prize competition challenges global innovators to assemble cost-effective packages of high quality, accessible titles in more than 30 underserved spoken and signed languages.

Our Impact

Children reached with early grade reading materials and approaches

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Languages (spoken or signed) for which reading content was developed

We source and test solutions that address barriers to child literacy in three key areas:

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You can be part of the solution for the 387 million children globally waiting for the opportunity to learn to read.

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Research & Resources

Our hub of edtech research, toolkits and other resources helps you choose the best solutions and approaches for improving child literacy.

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Innovators & Solutions

Our community of 80+ innovators offers creative edtech solutions for child literacy that can be adapted for other languages or contexts.

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