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1 out of 5 People in the World are Illiterate

The World Literacy Foundation is on a mission to ensure that every child regardless of geographic location has the opportunity to acquire literacy skills and books to reach their full potential. 

92% of your donation brings books and literacy support to children in need.

By giving the gift of literacy today, you are empowering a child with reading and writing skills needed to succeed at school and beyond.

Why Literacy?

At the World Literacy Foundation, we believe in literacy as the foundation of lifelong learning and education. People who cannot read or write experience difficulties with simple everyday tasks such as reading the label of a medicine bottle, filling in a job application or understanding a traffic sign. When we help someone to acquire literacy skills, we are empowering them to access to better opportunities in life to break the poverty cycle.

World Literacy Foundation Why Literacy

OUR PROGRAMS

Changing Children's Lives in...

World Literacy Foundation Sun Books
Africa
SUN BOOKS
World Literacy Foundation ROOP
AUSTRALIA
ROOP
World Literacy Foundation Aprende Leyendo
LATIN AMERICA
APRENDE LEYENDO
World Literacy Foundation USA Reads
NORTH AMERICA
USA READS
World Literacy Foundation UKReads
UNITED KINGDOM
UK READS
World Literacy Foundation Indigenous Learning App
AUSTRALIA
ILA
World Literacy Foundation Ambassador Program
GLOBAL
AMBASSADOR PROGRAM
World Literacy Summit
GLOBAL
WLS

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The World Literacy Foundation is on a mission to ensure that every child regardless of geographic location has the opportunity to acquire literacy skills and books to reach their full potential.  Will you join us?

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