Reading Around the World Literacy Initiative

RAWLI is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization headquartered in Austin, Texas that provides innovative solutions to ending the cycle of poverty in Africa by helping ensure that every child receives a good education.

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  • 17 Nov 2018

    Holiday Book Drive

    RAWLI will be collecting new books for our friends in Tanzania this holiday season.  With your help, a student in…
  • 06 Aug 2019

    2019 STEAM Camp

    Volunteers from RAWLI and local Tanzanian businesses will gather together to bring students at Gereazani Primary School and Karakata Primary…

English and Technology ESL Pilot Program

Students at two campuses in the Ilala School District are serving as pilot campuses for a program to introduce technology into the school curriculum.  Gerezani Primary School and Karakata Primary School students are learning English and ICT using a tablet-based approach.  Both Apple OS and Android tablets are being used.  Students are taught with a variety of apps, including a Swahili to English ESL app created for RAWLI by Overpass Apps of the United Kingdom.

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Reading Around the World hosted a technology camp for two primary schools in Dar es Salaam this summer.

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