Our Mission: Strengthening kids and communities through the power of their own stories. Together, authoring a bold new world of equity and opportunity. LitWorld is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization creating permanent positive change in the world. We implement on-the-ground innovative solutions to the hard-to-tackle challenge of illiteracy worldwide. The combined power of children’s own stories + access to diverse reading/writing experiences + peer to peer and adult mentor relationships = productive and transformational literacy. We work in close and trusting partnerships with locally based, grassroots organizations to build sustainable outcomes for young people around the world.
Year of Inception
Low- and middle-income countries
$2,200,502 in 2016
After a pilot year with Scholastic LitCamps, LitWords reached over 60,000 kids in classrooms across the country in 2016.
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