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250M children globally not achieving basic literacy.    We are solving the imbalance in children’s book creation and distribution, so all children can read and rise to their full potential.

250M children globally not achieving basic literacy. We are solving the imbalance in children’s book creation and distribution, so all children can read and rise to their full potential.

250M children globally not achieving basic literacy. We are solving the imbalance in children’s book creation and distribution, so all children can read and rise to their full potential.

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Our reading app supports literacy by giving children the opportunity to read in their mother tongue, a building block for all learning. block for all all learning.

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Children who see themselves reflected in the stories they read are much more likely to finish school, to love learning and to go on to lead successful lives.

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We are disrupting the cycle of poverty by leveraging technology to publish children’s books for free on digital platforms in mother tongue languages. 

We are disrupting the cycle of poverty by leveraging technology to publish children’s books for free on digital platforms in mother tongue languages. 

Our work is supported by an amazing community of individuals who champion literacy and equality.

Our work is supported by an amazing community of individuals who champion literacy and equality.

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Choose small monthly donations, big Impact.

  • Powers 1 hour of reading a day for a child

  • Ensures 1 family can enjoy bedtime stories

  • Sustains 1 full year of reading for a child

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Contribute to our end of year goal to reach 40,000 children, 250,000 pages turned and 7,000 hours read across our digital platforms.

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  • Gives 1 child and their family access to reading materials in their mother tongue

  • Gives 2 children and their families access to reading materials in their mother tongue

  • Supports the creation and publication of an additional mother tongue book

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See The World In The Story

Directly from our local authors and illustrators in Haiti and Africa, NABU publishes childrens’ stories with a cultural point of view. 100% of proceeds go to support NABU’s work.

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For each book sold, NABU will provide a digital copy to a child who needs one.

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