Innovators

Explore ACR GCD’s community of more than 80 innovators to learn more about their creative solutions to get all children reading.

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Kukua

    Sema 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

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