Think of the books you read to gain education, employment, and for pleasure, and imagine what your life would be like if those books were denied to you because of barriers beyond your control. At Benetech, we believe that people with disabilities should have equal access to the same books and information as people with...more
Benetech develops innovative and effective technology applications for unmet social needs.
West Africa has the lowest literacy rate in the world. Illiteracy is a huge contributing factor to the level of poverty in the region. More than 40% of the population - approximately 65 million are unable to read and write. The low literacy levels can be attributed to the numb...more
Unlike some children in the developed world who take their educations for granted and even find going to school unpleasant, children in Nepal view the chance to go to school as a precious gift. These children yearn for education. They know that to learn how to read and write,...more
Your simple $25.00 donation provides a backpack filled with school supplies for a child in need in rural Guatemala. Join us in our efforts to offer educational opportunities to the poorest of the poor. With your help, we try to provide backpacks and supplies to each student when ...more
$20 will help us buy 5 bags of children's reading books for a school in a remote Philippine province. Our books make their way to schools in islands accessible by boat, villages with no roads, and local Manila slums with no electricity, water or sewage. Books are treasured by the...more
Girls remain woefully outnumbered in African schools. In a UNESCO report titled "Education For All", Sub-Saharan Africa has been identified as one of the regions that have the widest gender disparity in terms of education; two out of three of the 110 million children who do not a...more
EcoLogic is looking to publish the children's book "Wisdom of the Rocky Hillsides," a collection of stories told by Quiché Mayan elders to youth in the Totonicapán region of northern Guatemala. The book was made in collaboration with EcoLogic and Ar...more
EcoLogic empowers rural and indigenous peoples to restore and protect tropical ecosystems in Central America and Mexico.
Your donation will help us buy books to add to impoverished school libraries. We buy books in the country we are serving so there are no shipping fees. Your donation pays for one or two books depending on the cost. Culturally untouchable children...more