We’re sharing stories via virtual reality in the hopes of inspiring you to join Project Literacy and advocate for improved literacy on a global scale. So put on a mask and experience a frozen moment in the life of someone living with illiteracy.
Inspired by True Stories
To help form an authentic moment we have had conversations with non-readers and those affected by other literacy challenges as well as experts in the field.
...signals for change
Now I’m getting older, I have to think about independence. I need to be able to write to the local authority, structure a letter, use paragraphs and punctuation…
Brendan, 62, is a self-motivated adult student with a reading age of 11. He is learning to write.
The Unsigned Petition
We've left 757 million spaces on this petition to represent every illiterate person on the planet. Illiteracy fuels poverty, hunger, radicalisation, the spread of HIV, child brides, infant mortality and gender inequality. And it has to stop. Sign for those who can't.Learn More
Illiteracy fuels poverty, hunger, radicalisation, the spread of HIV, child brides, infant mortality and gender inequality. And it has to stop. We want the UN to put literacy at the heart of every action to advance the Global Goals for Sustainable Development. Read our open letter. Sign for those who can't.Learn More