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National Geographic photographer Annie Griffiths on breaking the glass ceiling and why visual storytelling is a powerful return on investment

National Geographic photographer Annie Griffiths on breaking the glass ceiling and why visual storytelling is a powerful return on investment

In episode 4 of Women Giving A Bleep, Tanyella Evans interviews Annie Griffiths, one of the first women photographers to work for National Geographic, and a woman that is changing the way we look at social impact. When you first start your social impact venture there are so many areas to invest in it's hard ...

UNICEF partners with NABU to teach Pacific children how to stay safe in this pandemic

UNICEF partners with NABU to teach Pacific children how to stay safe in this pandemic

Suva, Fiji, 8 October 2020 – Thousands of Pacific island children will now get an opportunity to learn more about COVID-19 and be virus-stopping champions through a new partnership between UNICEF and NABU, a New York-based non-profit organization specializing in the distribution of children’s books. Today, the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia, together with UNICEF ...

UNICEF Australia and NABU join forces to address the global literacy crisis heightened by COVID-19

UNICEF Australia and NABU join forces to address the global literacy crisis heightened by COVID-19

Innovative not-for-profit NABU partners with leading children’s agency UNICEF Australia to increase mother tongue language reading resources for vulnerable children.   One of Australia’s leading children’s organisations, UNICEF Australia, has partnered with NABU, an award-winning best practice literacy organization to help address the impact of COVID-19 on early grade literacy for children across the developing ...

NABU Launches in Kenya

NABU Launches in Kenya

EDUTECH NON PROFIT NABU LAUNCHES FREE READING PLATFORM IN KENYA NABU works with East African authors and illustrators to distribute locally produced children’s books in English and Kiswahili Award-winning literacy organization NABU is launching its free reading app, nabu.org, in Kenya this week, in partnership with local government and partners across the education sector.  “NABU’s ...

NABU and h.ow.? Ministry develop innovative non-profit transition plan to break the cycle of poverty through the power of literacy

NABU and h.ow.? Ministry develop innovative non-profit transition plan to break the cycle of poverty through the power of literacy

Since its incorporation in 2012, h.o.w? Ministry has achieved incredible impact in its mission of empowering women, helping children, and fighting poverty across Kenya. This impact could not have been achieved without the support of the incredible donors and volunteers of the h.o.w? community. Today h.o.w? Is announcing an exciting new step in the organization’s ...

NABU User Spotlight: Teta

NABU User Spotlight: Teta

Teta,  Age 10    My  Name is Teta, I am 10 years old and I go to school in Kigali Rwanda.  My favorite subjects in school are mathematics, History, and Reading. With my love for reading, I found out about the NABU application, which made it easy for me to access books online without having ...

How the Bleep do I Fund This?

How the Bleep do I Fund This?

If you are running a non-profit, start-up or social enterprise of any kind, you know that raising funds is hard, but in the latest Women Giving a Bleep podcast episode, “How the Bleep do I fund this?”, NABU's development team delves into the 5 key funding models. We are all living in an unprecedented time ...

NABU’s Next Gen Leadership Fund

NABU’s Next Gen Leadership Fund

Since launching in Rwanda, NABU has made incredible progress. The app is now providing over 65,000 children and families with access to books, and the team are creating a blueprint for the NABU program to spread into neighboring countries.  In April 2020 we launched the Next Gen Leadership Fund to safeguard free access to children’s ...

Introducing: My Back To School Bubble

Introducing: My Back To School Bubble

Author: Hilary Rogers; Illustrators: Ntwali, Uwera, Bagirishya & Iradukunda; Creative Director: Michael Ross  To learn more about our COVID-19 collection and download your copy click here or go to www.nabu.org/covid19   As the world recovers from the effects of COVID-19 and begins to reopen, many of us are attempting to adjust to a new normal.  The ...

NABU User Spotlight: Olivier & Brigitte

  My name is Olivier. and I am in Primary Four. My mom is a teacher and my Dad owns a small shop in my village. My favorite subject at school is Kinyarwanda, and reading is one of my favorite hobbies. Reading helps me understand my local language, and also helps me learn new languages ...