Discover our database of the best inspiring articles from around the world about the challenge of illiteracy and the opportunities that literacy creates.

Literacy articles

Some of these articles are original contributions by the Project Literacy team, some are contributions from partners, and some are curated from the Web, but all are going to teach you something new and different about the power of words. Enjoy browsing and remember to come back regularly to check for new additions.


Giving Tuesday

Tackling Gender Inequality on #GivingTuesday

Giving Tuesday is an international day of giving that encourages people to think charitably before the Christmas season starts. To help celebrate Giving Tuesday, Project Literacy has collaborated with artist Jasenko Đorđević to create a series of p...

Edom is fortified with leaves from the Moringa tree, native to the region and naturally rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and Iron. Photo courtesy of Edom Nutritional Solutions.

Micronutrient Intervention Keeps Kenyan Kids in School

As part of Project Literacy's aim to help innovate and provide new solutions for tackling illiteracy, we're working with 16 entrepreneurial organizations from around the world that are taking innovative approaches to helping improve literacy as par...

Dan Freedman is the author of the Jamie Johnson series.

How to Get Reluctant Readers Started

Dan Freedman is the author of the Jamie Johnson series. He has visited over 1,000 schools to talk to pupils about books, reading and Going For Your Goals. Here Dan tells us what he's learned about helping students that are reluctant to and read wha...