OUR STORY

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2014

  • Initial development and testing

2015

  • Founded by Andrew Kay, CEO and Founder of the World Literacy Foundation

2016

  • Pilot stage begins in Gulu, Uganda.

  • Training school teachers in Gulu, Uganda

2017

  • Programs established in Uganda
  • Partnership NCDC (National Curriculum Development Centre)
  • Development of literacy content creation with local teachers.

2018

  • Partnership with Backup Uganda
  • Partnership with Saide and African Storybook initiative
  • Starting implementation in Zimbabwe
  • Registration of Sun Books in Uganda as a foreign NGO

2019

  • Shine on Foundation becomes sponsor of Sun Books
  • Reached +600 e-books and activities
  • Partnership with Resurge Children East Africa- Kenya
  • Partnership with the Dream School Foundation-Nigeria
  • Tobias Harris becomes notable sponsor of Sun Books
  • Starting implementation in Jinja and Kayunga districts in Uganda.

2020

  • Partnership South Africa- University of Pretoria
  • Evaluation stage
  • Partnership with Kapunda Sister’s Guyana
  • Partnership with Resurge Children East Africa- Kenya
    Piloting Sun Books in Kenya
  • New literacy content created with local teachers.

Our Mission

To provide educational resources to children in regional and remote communities through the use of sustainable, solar-powered technology.

Our Vision

Our vision is to see a world where all children in isolated classrooms can read and write.

Our Values

  • Human centered design
  • Preserving local language and culture
  • Evidence-based approach
  • Empowering children through literacy
  • Breaking the poverty cycle
  • Outcomes-based education

Our People

Staff Members

Andrew Kay
Andrew Kay
CEO Founder

Favourite childhood book:
The Cat in the Hat

María del Pilar Rojas
Program Manager

Favourite childhood book:
The three little pigs

Charles
Charles Muwangala
Leader

Favourite childhood book: Nelson’s New West Indian Readers

Pauline McLeod
Book Writer and Trainer

Favourite childhood book:
Janet And John school readers

Cindy
Cindy O. Charles
Leader

Favourite childhood book: Nelson’s New West Indian Readers

Swetha
Swetha Bussa
Content Creator

Favourite childhood book:
The Last Leaf

Dena Grunskin
Book Writer and Trainer

Favourite childhood book: Charlotte’s  Web By E.B White 

Donald
Donald Jaravaza
Leader

Favourite childhood book: Around the World in Eighty days

Daniela
Daniela Suarez
Graphic Designer

Favourite childhood book:
Matilda

Christopher Ojok
Leader

Favourite childhood book:
The Red Pencil

Carlos

Favourite childhood book: The Little Prince

Lameck
Lamek Odero
Leader

Favourite childhood book: Sungura na Kobe (the Hare and Tortoise), Amazing Race 

Board Members

Dr Donald Green

CHAIRMAN

President, Georgia Highlands College

Mr Darry Keneally

DEPUTY CHAIR

Director of Janico,
In2Life Pty Ltd.

Ms Angelica Correa

TREASURER

Project Coordinator,
Refuge of Hope Inc.

Mr Andrew Kay

SECRETARY

CEO of World Literacy Foundation International.

Paula Londono

BOARD MEMBER

Chair, Aprende Leyendo Foundation, Colombia

Annual Report

Our Partners

Navitas
Partners
Partners

Contact us

AUSTRALIA

Suite 15 – 20 Commercial Road 3004 Melbourne – Australia
Tel: +61 03 9995 0079
ABN: 33 940 354 008
Incorporated Association No: A0055790R DGR

USA

PO Box 44
Grandville 49468 MI
Address: 2666 Brookland Ave SE Grand Rapids MI 49507 – USA
Phone: +1 616 710 1932
501 (c) 3 EIN 46-1201100

UK - EUROPE

Suite 225 – 46 Eversholt Street London NW1 1DA United Kingdom Tel: +44 7 842930125 Charity No. 1154264 Company No. 08475669

SOUTH AMERICA

Calle 22 No 23-57 Manizales Apartado Postal No 10 Tel: +57 3148217736 NIT: 00000901239830 – 2 Matrícula: 0090055212

AFRICA

PO Box 21427 Kampala
Tel: + 256 785 235776
Charity No. FORR139122056NB

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