Summary: 1001 Stories is a literacy development program using mobile technology to motivate children from traditionally marginalized and underserved communities to read, write and create innovative stories based on their personal experiences. Stories are published in hard back and e-book and shared worldwide. --- 1001 Stories is a literacy development program from Seeds of Empowerment. The program uses mobile devices to develop literacy and storytelling skills while enabling children in traditionally marginalized and underserved communities to share their stories through local language and culture. Implementation begins by forming a partnership with a local community-based organisation (CBO) which identifies underserved schools that w...
Description of Scale and Reach
The first pilot workshop was held in Rwanda in 2009, followed by Uganda and India. 1001 Stories has since expanded to 10 countries.
Uganda, India, Zambia, United States of America, Tanzania, South Korea, South Africa, Mexico, Jordan, El Salvador