Foundations for Literacy

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  • Manos Unidas

    An interactive corpus of sign language words, a smartphone app, and a literacy outreach program for deaf children and their families

    Competition

    Sign On For Literacy Prize

    Amount Awarded

    Up to $250,000

    Winner Status

    Finalist

  • Apps Factory

    An innovative smartphone game that helps Syrian children learn foundational Arabic and improves psychosocial well-being

    Competition

    EduApp4Syria Prize

    Amount Awarded

    $650,000 (innovative tender)

    Winner Status

    Winner

  • Cologne Game Lab

    Antura and the Letters app builds foundational literacy skills in Arabic and improves psychosocial well-being for Syrian children who are out of school or struggling in school.

    Competition

    EduApp4Syria Prize

    Amount Awarded

    $650,000 (innovative tender)

    Winner Status

    Winner

  • Kukua

    SIMA uses gaming to allow children to teach themselves how to read, write and do basic numeracy.

    Competition

    EduApp4Syria Prize

    Amount Awarded

    $350,000 (innovative tender)

    Winner Status

    Finalist

  • Creative Associates International

    Katkooti, a smartphone application that offers literacy and psychosocial support to displaced children

    Competition

    EduApp4Syria Prize

    Amount Awarded

    $60,000 (innovative tender)

    Winner Status

    Runner-up

  • Creuna

    A smartphone application that can build foundational literacy skills in Arabic and improve psychosocial well-being for Syrian children who are out of school or struggling in school.

    Competition

    EduApp4Syria Prize

    Amount Awarded

    $60,000 (innovative tender)

    Winner Status

    Runner-up

  • Dost Education

    A mobile service that empowers mothers to be an integral part of their child's development—including learning to read

    Competition

    Big Ideas@Berkeley 2015/16 Prize

    Amount Awarded

    $10,000

    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

  • Resources for the Blind, Inc.

    Providing training and technology to create and upload accessible supplementary reading materials for students who are blind/low vision

    Competition

    Grant Competition 2014

    Winner Status

    Winner

  • Institute for Disabilities Research and Training

    Building an assistive technology that enables users (especially educators) to easily create and publish Moroccan Sign Language (MSL) supported educational materials for students who are deaf/hard of h

    Competition

    Grant Competition 2014

    Winner Status

    Winner

  • Agora Center, the University of Jyväskylä

    Using mobile reading game, GraphoGame™, to assist struggling students and certify Zambian teachers in local language literacy instruction

    Competition

    Grant Competition 2014

    Winner Status

    Winner

  • Benetech

    Adding Marathi human-narrated audio capabilities to create accessible, grade-level storybooks that can be listened to on low cost audio devices by children who are blind/low vision

    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

  • Pratham Education Foundation

    A learning camp that combines doing, speaking, reading, and writing around each learning activity

    Competition

    Grant Competition 2011

    Winner Status

    Winner