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
    CEO Founder

    Favourite childhood book:
    The Cat in the Hat

      María del Pilar Rojas
      Program Manager

      Favourite childhood book:
      The three little pigs

        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 O. Charles
            Leader

            Favourite childhood book: Nelson’s New West Indian Readers

              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 Jaravaza
                  Leader

                  Favourite childhood book: Around the World in Eighty days

                    Daniela Suarez
                    Graphic Designer

                    Favourite childhood book:
                    Matilda

                      Christopher Ojok
                      Leader

                      Favourite childhood book:
                      The Red Pencil

                        Carlos Vallejo
                        IT support

                        Favourite childhood book: The Little Prince

                          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

                          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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