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    Weʼve raised £0 to provide 660 students with quality education in Uganda, through the World Literacy Foundation

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    Malvern, United Kingdom
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    Closed on Monday, 9th October 2017

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    Right now, in this day and age:
    20 million classrooms lack basic educational resources.
    In Africa, 11 million children leave school without completing basic primary education.
    In 2010, 61 million primary school age children were not enrolled.
    59 million children cannot read, write, or do basic maths.
    1.2 billion children have little or no access to basic learning resources, electricity or internet.
    1 out of 5 people in the world cannot read or write.

    Hello, I am the Youth Ambassador for the World Literacy Foundation and it is my mission to raise £3,000, which is enough to provide 660 students with quality education in Uganda.

    This year 100% of this money will go to the Sun Book Tablet project currently running in Northern Uganda where there is the highest poverty and illiteracy rate in the country.

    The Sun Book tablet is a innovative, low-cost, solar powered, tablet with pre-loaded educational content. It contains hundreds of books, learning applications, lessons plans, student assessments and many other interactive tools. Powered with solar chargers and pre-loaded with educational content, the Sun Book tablet has been designed and tailored to meet the needs of classrooms in “off the grid” settings that lack electricity and the Internet. The Sun Book tablet aims to provide the most enriching and empowering learning experiences to children in off the grid environments. Greater access to quality education provided by the Sun Book tablet provides beneficiaries with an opportunity to acquire the literacy and numeracy skills needed to succeed in school, enhance social inclusion, secure employment and ultimately bring themselves, family, community and country out of poverty.

    Apart from the obvious benefits of curing illiteracy, there are many others. For example it will be able to promote gender equality, improve health, increase employment, reduce poverty and create a whole new future for these children.

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    • Bryony Montandon8 months ago
      Bryony Montandon

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      8 months ago

      I want to thank everyone who has donated books so far! This book sale to fundraise is going to be great! In the meantime if anyone wants to help please donate here!!

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