One of the main barriers to improving children’s reading skills is the lack of appropriate and engaging reading materials in mother tongue languages. Without a supply of interesting materials, it is difficult
to get girls and boys excited about reading, provide them with the opportunity to practice reading, or
have books read to them by family members. To address this gap, All Children Reading created the
Enabling Writers prize competition to drive the development of a software technology to make it easier, cheaper and faster to write high-quality early grade reading materials in mother tongue languages. The winning software, Bloom, is provided below.