Rating: 4.91 stars   32 reviews


222 Broadway, 19th Floor New York NY 10038 USA


LitWorld's mission is to empower young people to author lives of independence, hope, and joy.


The organization works with locally based, grassroots organizations to run and expand literacy-based programs, building sustainable outcomes for young people and their communities around the world. The organization's programs are designed and written by staff members with support from consultants where needed. Local community leaders manage and lead the programs after receiving training and access to the organization's innovative curricula. The organization creates permanent positive change in the world by implementing these on-the-ground programs to address the hard-to-tackle challenge of illiteracy worldwide. The organization uniquely combines the power of children's own stores, access to diverse reading and writing experiences, peer-to-peer support networks and adult mentor relationships, which leads to productive and transformational literacy.

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Rating: 5 stars  

LitWorld is transforming the lives of Children and Girls in Ghana. LitWorld has formed Girls Clubs in 3 Regions in Ghana. Namely Greater Accra,Ashanti Region and Brong Ahafo Region. GADeF has learnt many lessons from LitWorld through it collaboration in the project. It is no doubt that, in the years ahead LitWorld clubs will be established in all the 10 regions in Ghana. We believe in the future of these children and will use this platform to share the success stories of LitWorld works in Ghana. With your support to LitWorld, Ghana and Africa will be transformed with brighter future for Girls and Children as a whole.

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