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.
Antura and the Letters
Reading Skill Targeted
Foundational, Pre-Reading, Reading
$650,000 (innovative tender)
The project is the result of the successful collaboration of three partner entities: Cologne Game Lab (German university), Wixel Studio (Lebanese development studio), and Video Games Without Borders (international nonprofit organization). Their team, the majority of which is composed of Middle East and North Africa residents and refugees, is a mix of scientists, entertainment game veterans, and humanitarians.
Learning becomes an adventure with Antura, the fun-loving dog. Catch Arabic letters hidden around the world, while solving puzzles and earning gifts. Available on Android, iOS and Windows.
Blogs and Media
Research and Resources
- (Arabic subtitles) After playing the EduApp4Syria games for the first time, Marwa (6) knows how to write four new letters in Arabic.
- After playing the EduApp4Syria games for the first time, Marwa (6) knows how to write four new letters in Arabic.
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