SIL LEAD, Inc.

Washington, DC   |   Non profit

Young girls hold books created with Bloom software

Project/Innovation Name
Enhancing Bloom to Boost Accessible Books for All

Prize
Book Boost: Access for All Challenge
Winner

Prize Amount
Up to $162,000

Organization Website
https://www.sil-lead.org/



Prize Competition Summary
Business models that are rooted in optimizing and increasing the number of accessible books in the title development phase of the book value chain, resulting in a more efficient and cost effective process.

Innovation
Enhancing Bloom to Boost Accessible Books for All

Innovation Summary
SIL LEAD will enhance its widely used Bloom software with accessibility features, allowing current and new Bloom users to create “born accessible” reading materials in underserved languages. Bloom support services will also be enhanced, including an online dashboard system to track title use, training materials, and a Bloom library website that meets accessibility standards.

Collaborators/Partners
All Bloom users, and for the pilot project, Resources for the Blind in the Philippines.




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