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Twenty Teachers Attend Technology Training Classes

This week, twenty teachers from Gerezani Primary School are attending professional development classes in technology to enhance the role of informational technology in student learning and achievement.  Funded by a grant from Reading Around the World Literacy Initiative (RAWLI),… Read More

Gift Wrapping at Barnes & Noble

  ‘Tis the season….and RAWLI volunteers are here to make your holidays a little easier.  We will be wrapping gifts for you!  Dates and times below:

ESL App Helps Swahili Speakers Learn English

Reading Around the World Literacy Initiative (RAWLI) is pleased to announce the launch of  Swahili to English Bubble Bath, an educational game to assist Swahili speaking children in learning English. The app, a collaboration with Overpass Ltd. of… Read More

RAWLI’s Founder Receives Spirit of Community Award

    Carissa Mallory, founder of Reading Around the World Literacy Initiative, has been named Vandegrift High School’s Top Youth Volunteer of the Year.  This honor was granted as part of the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide… Read More

Our first app is coming soon!

RAWLI is super excited to be working with Overpass Ltd. UK to develop an app to help Swahili speaking primary school students learn English.   Our app is being developed by Eric Wroolie and will be based on… Read More

Llama, Llama Author’s Legacy and Final Request

  We are saddened to hear that last Saturday, September 3rd, a beloved children’s author passed away.  Anna Dewdney, author of the Llama, Llama series of read-aloud children’s picture books lost her 15-month battle with brain cancer.  … Read More

GPS Tech Lab Expansion Brings Smiles

  In Tanzania, as with most of Africa, technology is still vastly underutilized.   In contrast to developed nations which have harnessed the power of technology to improve the quality of life, Africa lags behind in adopting technology… Read More

Archive – Aug 2016

RAWLI is excited to sponsor the 9th Annual Steiner Ranch Concert in the Park Summer 2016  in celebration of the families and community friends who make Steiner Ranch an excellent neighborhood to live and work.  This event will be a… Read More

March and April 2016 Events

March 2016 Rachel Frith and Sara Campbell, members of RAWLI’s Youth Advisory Council presented “Connecting Leaders and Readers in Africa” at the National Service Learning Conference held from March 30th to April 2nd at the Hyatt Regency hotel… Read More

June 2016

Join us in Africa! RAWLI volunteers will be traveling to Tanzania in June 2016 to build more libraries!  Thanks to our volunteers who collected over 12,000 books during 2015 and to our sponsors who help us deliver our… Read More