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Community Literacy

Children International’s Community Literacy Program promotes the love of reading, a culture of literacy and the acquisition of knowledge among children, youth and adults by providing quality books, reference materials and other educational items for classrooms and libraries through our partnerships with communities and other organizations.

Content from this campaign

Children International Youth Selected as Ambassador for the Education Minister of Zambia’s “Let’s Read Zambia!” Campaign
Kansas City, MO, August 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ -  Children International youth Francine, age 12, has been selected as an ambassador for the Education Minister of Zambia’s “Let’s Read Zambia!” campaign. The campaign is part of a larger initiative supported by UNICEF and USAID that aims to create a million new readers by 2016. Low literacy levels in Zambia1 emphasize the need for...
Aug 21, 2014 9:05 AM ET
Children International Launches Its First Container Library in Kenya
Kansas City, MO, February 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ -  Children International is launching its first container library in Nairobi, Kenya, this week. The 40-foot container can house thousands of books and will give children in Nairobi the opportunity to increase their knowledge through reading. The new container library is only one part of Children International’s larger Community Literacy Program....
Feb 6, 2014 8:35 AM ET