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The World Bank’s Read@Home initiative works to bring books into as many homes as possible, to help set children up for success in school, and in life. The Read@Home Parent Engagement package contains a variety of practical guidance materials to encourage and support caregiver engagement in children’s reading activities at home. 

In Africa, stories were and still continue to be passed down from generation to generation. Oral storytelling is our natural way of ‘preserving human knowledge, insight, and creativity’. Find our how AfLIA promotes World Read Aloud Day.

We spoke to some of the people and organizations that do critical work in the early literacy field about their work and how they plan to sustain the good work they are doing over time. Read the first in the three-part series here.