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We Love Reading aims to positively impact youth and children throughout Jordan and the Arab world by creating a generation of youth and children that love
This is what we hear again and again from every person impacted by We Love Reading, whether in Zaatari, Jordan or Kule, Ethiopia.
We Love Reading provides agency to empower people to take control of their lives. Through our approach, We Love Reading distinguishes itself from traditional international development programs: our simple, scalable, and sustainable model gives ownership to partner volunteers and communities.
Through reading aloud to children on a regular basis, adults find a practical purpose, allowing them to overcome feelings of distress and boredom. For children, hearing stories provides hope and nurtures of a love of reading. We see reading as a way to fill the gaps until all children are served by proper educational systems. Reading aloud becomes the medium for communication between parent and child, as they recover from the trauma of war and displacement.
We Love Reading is a tool for alleviating mental stress, improving wellbeing and deepening resilience.
We Love Reading libraries create communities that encourage and support reading for fun—impacting the culture from the ground up and developing committed change makers.
We Love Reading is an organic grassroots program and a sustainable solution for a worldwide challenge because it addresses the very essence of what makes us human…