Many years ago, I tried to orchestrate gathering and shipping a large quantity of books to #Bequia. The logistics, and especially cost of shipping, made it difficult, but I have considered recently doing this again, because there is so much of a need for books in SVG. And in many other parts of the world, too.
One individual is linked-to in the left side-bar—his organization is called GoneReading—you can buy really cool gifts for readers; yet, they give “100% of after-tax profits to fund reading-related charities…”.
Here’s just a bit of explanation of what WorldReader does:
Literacy is transformative
It increases earning potential, decreases inequality, improves health outcomes and breaks the cycle of poverty. Books are necessary for the development of literacy skills yet millions of people still have limited access to books.
We’re changing this.
WorldReader does its work by supplying folks with e-readers stocked with books appropriate for their age and culture…
Plus, today on TechCrunch, there…
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