The Global Reading Challenge
The ability to read from an early age is the platform that enables life-long education. People without this critical skill are often socially and economically handicapped. The global literacy rate of 85% means there are 775 million people in the world who cannot read or write.LEARN MORE
RightToRead seeks to demonstrate that reading & comprehension technology makes a material difference in reading proficiency.
- The class textbook is made available on the reading software - ReadToMe.
- ReadToMe is integrated with the school timetable - with the regular English class period.
- Teachers are trained and empowered to use ReadToMe in class.
- Currently, the RightToRead footprint reaches Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
- In India, the RightToRead program is implemented in multiple states and reaches more than 1 million students.
- In 2015, RightToRead was launched in Barranquilla and Cartagena in Colombia.
- 2016 saw the expansion of the project to Sierra Leone and Bangladesh.
- In 2017, the program has been introduced in Sri Lanka, Nicaragua, and Honduras.
RightToRead aims to enable literacy by large scale technology intervention. A series of studies demonstrate the impact of the program and create a compelling case for the deployment of this model across the globe.LEARN MORE