Having recently surpassed the $13 million mark for libraries and literacy partners, we are very proud of the funding we have generated for our four main partners.
The National Center for Family Literacy's (NCFL's) mission is to create a literate nation by leveraging the power of the family. Through groundbreaking initiatives, NCFL fuels life improvement for the nation's most disadvantaged children and parents. More than 1 million families throughout the country have made positive educational and economic gains as a result of NCFL's work, which includes training more than 150,000 teachers and thousands of volunteers.
Learn more at famlit.org
Room to Read has developed a holistic, multi-pronged approach to help children in the developing world gain the lifelong gift of education. The approach includes building schools, establishing bilingual libraries, publishing local language books, establishing computer labs and funding long-term girls' scholarships. Since its inception in 2000, Room to Read has impacted the lives of over 1.7 million children.
Learn more at roomtoread.org
Books for Africa (BFA) is a simple name for a simple organization with a simple mission. BFA collects, sorts, ships and distributes books to children in Africa. The goal: to end the book famine in Africa. Since 1988, BFA has shipped more than 24 million books. They are on once-empty library shelves, in classrooms in rural schools and in the hands of children who have never held a book before.
Learn more at booksforafrica.org
Worldfund's unique mission is to support high-quality and results-driven education in Latin America – the key to transforming lives and reducing poverty. Through their investment in schools, gifted student programs and superior teacher training, they have directly impacted 32,000 impoverished students in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru and Venezuela.
Learn more at worldfund.org
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