A Powerful

We are thrilled to announce a new partnership with UNICEF and ARM
to help 40,000 people living in extreme poverty.

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Our partners

Literacy Bridge recently completed its Clinton Global Initiative commitment.

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Accessible knowledge for all

Connecting poor, rural communities with the vital knowledge they need to improve their lives.

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from the field

Learn how your gift helps the poorest communities in the world.

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An audio internet

"The Talking Book is like an audio internet for someone who cannot read."

Dr. Joe Appiah-Kusi
Literacy Bridge Advisor

A full ecosystem

"Building an information service that I think is going to be incredibly valuable." Bill Thompson
BBC News

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local knowledge

"Affordable access to literacy learning tools and relevant locally created knowledge." Sha Zukang
United Nations - Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs

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Custom Technology

"Ingeniously engineered (and re-engineered) to meet specific needs and usage scenarios in very poor communities."

Michael Trucano
World Bank

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Give the Gift of Knowledge, Today

It takes a village to raise a child, but it takes your donation to provide the village with the skills to do that. Contributions from individual donors like you are critical to the success of our programs. Help turn our vision into effective, tangible, and scalable solutions for the world’s poorest families.

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The Talking Book Program

Literacy Bridge saves lives and improves the livelihoods of impoverished families through comprehensive programs that provide on-demand access to locally relevant knowledge. At the heart of the programs is the Talking Book, an innovative low-cost audio computer.

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