Books in Underserved Languages

results in Books in Underserved Languages.
  • eKitabu

    The creation of more than 250 books in Tumbuka and Malawian Sign Language for free use on the Global Digital Library.

    Competition

    Begin With Books

    Winner Status

    1st place,Winner

  • Rochester Institute of Technology – National Technical Institute for the Deaf

    The creation of 1,200 accessible books in the sign languages of Indonesia, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Somalia, the Fiji Islands and Samoa.

    Competition

    Begin With Books

    Winner Status

    Winner

  • SIL LEAD

    The creation of 420 quality, accessible books in the Soninke and Sénoufo languages of Mali, as well as Malian Sign Language, using SIL's Bloom book creation software.

    Competition

    Begin With Books

    Winner Status

    Winner

  • The Asia Foundation

    Creation of 380 children’s books in six local spoken and signed languages of Laos, Nepal and Papua New Guinea.

    Competition

    Begin With Books

    Winner Status

    Winner

  • eKitabu

    Studio KSL helps the deaf community and local content creators in Kenya integrate sign language videos into literacy content.

    Competition

    Sign On For Literacy Prize

    Amount Awarded

    Up to $250,000

    Winner Status

    Finalist

  • Rochester Institute of Technology National Technical Institute for the Deaf

    Documenting and collecting local sign languages and creating an open-content digital library of folktales offered in an interactive bilingual format

    Competition

    Sign On For Literacy Prize

    Amount Awarded

    Up to $250,000

    Winner Status

    Finalist

  • Asafeer Education Technologies

    100 inspiring STEM storybook templates and illustrations for Arabic speaking children and for global translation and use.

    Competition

    No Lost Generation Summit Tech Prize

    Amount Awarded

    $100,000

    Winner Status

    Winner

  • SIL LEAD, Inc.

    Enhancing Bloom software with accessibility features to allow users to create “born accessible” reading materials in underserved languages.

    Competition

    Book Boost: Access for All Challenge

    Amount Awarded

    $162,000

    Winner Status

    Winner

  • eKitabu

    Catalyzing the born accessible book chain to create a library of open source, accessible digital titles and providing an open standards based toolkit for local content developers.

    Competition

    Book Boost: Access for All Challenge

    Amount Awarded

    $162,000

    Winner Status

    Winner

  • The Asia Foundation

    Library platforms and book collections accessible to children who are blind/low vision.

    Competition

    Book Boost: Access for All Challenge

    Amount Awarded

    $12,000

    Winner Status

    Semi-Finalist

  • World Education, Inc.

    Developing books for beginning readers in six of Nepal’s minority languages using a low-cost, accessible, and linguistically appropriate book title development model.

    Competition

    Book Boost: Access for All Challenge

    Amount Awarded

    $12,000

    Winner Status

    Semi-Finalist

  • The Asia Foundation

    A mobile application, in Dari and Pashto that is student-focused, fun, interactive and usable as both a teacher’s aide and for self-study.

    Competition

    Grant Competition 2014

    Winner Status

    Winner

  • Catholic Relief Services

    Using innovative technologies for teachers to create and translate print/braille learning materials and for children who are blind/low vision to learn braille.

    Competition

    Grant Competition 2014

    Winner Status

    Winner

  • Creative Associates International

    Mobilizing community members to submit favorite local stories and folktales and distributing the stories, along with comprehension questions, to early grade students and their families via SMS.

    Competition

    Grant Competition 2014

    Winner Status

    Winner

  • Kampuchean Action for Primary Education

    Transforming readers into basal electronic formats with interactive features, including multi-modal presentations that build on children’s oral Khmer language skills

    Competition

    Grant Competition 2014

    Winner Status

    Winner

  • Little Thinking Minds

    Building an online levelled and differentiated early grade Arabic literacy learning platform supported by after school literacy clubs for students

    Competition

    Grant Competition 2014

    Winner Status

    Winner

  • Oeuvre Malienne d’aide à l’Enfance du Sahel

    Providing families in Mali with immediate access to community developed print and digital reading resources through mobile technology and local libraries

    Competition

    Grant Competition 2014

    Winner Status

    Winner

  • Réseau d’Acteurs pour le Renouveau de l’Education

    Using mobile technology to help teachers in Mali view, learn and apply new teaching techniques using the balanced literacy approach.

    Competition

    Grant Competition 2014

    Winner Status

    Winner

  • Sesame Workshop India Trust

    Providing families with a smartphone based mobile app, based on the Marathi dubbed version of Sesame Street, (Galli Galli Sim Sim), to promote mother-tongue literacy skills

    Competition

    Grant Competition 2014

    Winner Status

    Winner

  • SIL International

    Software solutions that allow authors to easily create and export texts in mother tongue languages (including sign languages)

    Competition

    Enabling Writers Prize

    Amount Awarded

    $100,000

    Winner Status

    Winner