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Libromat: A New Approach to Early Childhood Development
5 years ago

Libromat: A New Approach to Early Childhood Development

Laundry is rarely anyone’s favorite chore. In the developed world, the burden of the time-consuming chore is often reduced by washing machines and dryers, but in developing countries …
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One Woman’s Quest for Global Literacy: Wayetu Moore
5 years ago

One Woman’s Quest for Global Literacy: Wayetu Moore

Recognizing we need more diverse books, Liberian-American Wayetu Moore set out to give young children books featuring characters that look like them. Founded in 2011, One Moore Book …
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The Talking Book: Audio Education for Ghanaian Women
5 years ago

The Talking Book: Audio Education for Ghanaian Women

A Talking Book is an inexpensive, portal audio device that broadcasts informational programs to populations in the developing world with low literacy rates. The messages can be replayed, …
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Fiction and the City: An Interview with Helon Habila
6 years ago

Fiction and the City: An Interview with Helon Habila

Award-winning author Helon Habila wears many hats. An accomplished writer of three acclaimed novels, Habila is also a professor of Creative Writing at George Mason University. However, his …
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