About us

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

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Andrew Kay
CEO Founder

Favourite childhood book:
The Cat in the Hat

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María del Pilar Rojas
Program Manager

Favourite childhood book:
The three little pigs

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Charles Muwangala
Leader

Favourite childhood book: Nelson’s New West Indian Readers

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Pauline McLeod
Book Writer and Trainer

Favourite childhood book:
Janet And John school readers

Cindy O. Charles
Cindy O. Charles
Leader

Favourite childhood book: Nelson’s New West Indian Readers

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Carolina Costa
Marketing Coordinator

Favourite childhood book:
Matilda

Dena Grunskin
Dena Grunskin
Book Writer and Trainer

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

Donald Jaravaza
Donald Jaravaza
Leader

Favourite childhood book: Around the World in Eighty days

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Okanlawon Abiodun
Sun Books Leader, Nigeria

Favourite childhood book:

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Christopher Ojok
Leader

Favourite childhood book:
The Red Pencil

Silvia Gomez
Silvia Gomez
Graphic Designer

Favourite childhood book: The Little Prince

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Lamek Odero
Leader

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

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Catalina Ortiz
Administrative Support
Dena Grunskin
Dena Grunskin
Book Writer and Trainer

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

Donald Jaravaza
Donald Jaravaza
Leader

Favourite childhood book: Around the World in Eighty days

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Okanlawon Abiodun
Sun Books Leader, Nigeria

Favourite childhood book:

Mr ojok
Christopher Ojok
Leader

Favourite childhood book:
The Red Pencil

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Favourite childhood book: The Little Prince

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Lamek Odero
Leader

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

Board Members

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Dr Donald Green

CHAIRMAN

President, Georgia Highlands College
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Mr Darry Keneally

DEPUTY CHAIR

Director of Janico,
In2Life Pty Ltd.
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Ms Angelica Correa

TREASURER

Project Coordinator,
Refuge of Hope Inc.
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Mr Andrew Kay

SECRETARY

CEO of World Literacy Foundation International.

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Paula Londono

BOARD MEMBER

Chair, Aprende Leyendo Foundation, Colombia

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Our Partners

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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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