Ethiopia is home to an estimated 40 million children where 99% of the schools have no books and where 58% of Ethiopians age 15 and above can’t read.--Ethiopia Reads.
...raising our voices together on this day to show the world’s children that we support their future: that they have the right to read, to write, and to share their words to change the world.
World Read Aloud Day is about taking action to show the world that the right to read and write belongs to all people.
Across the globe nearly 171 million children could be lifted out of poverty if they left school with basic reading and writing skills. Quality literacy education is the difference between life and death, prosperity and despair. This is literacy for survival.--LitWorld