PBS NewsHour

Worldreader fights global illiteracy with e-readers

Clip: 11/29/2013 | 7m 38s

Worldreader has a lofty goal: eradicating global illiteracy. So far they've reached 13,000 kids in Sub-Saharan Africa by giving them e-readers loaded with local and international books. John Risher of Worldreader joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss their mission and how learning to read can improve children's lives.

Aired: 11/29/13

Rating: NR

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