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Partnering with Fable to Provide Bookshare for their Community Members with Reading Barriers

We are thrilled to share that web accessibility crowd testing company, Fable, is partnering with our Bookshare initiative to provide free access for their community members.

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The 2020 Ideas That Motivate Our Work in The New Year

2020 was a year of unprecedented challenges with both new and heightened obstacles facing our communities on a global and local level. With hope for a brighter future, we reflect on the ideas from 2020 that we want to celebrate and carry with us as we enter 2021.

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Opening a Whole New Reading World for Students in Saint Lucia

We’re pleased to announce the pilot of the Saint Lucia Bookshare Library. The pilot is funded by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and sponsored by Saint Lucia’s Department of Sustainable Development and Department of Education. Saint Lucia’s Lady Gordon Opportunity Centre will lead this pilot, set to begin in January 2021. Here, Linda Preville, Principal of the Lady Gordon Opportunity Centre, shares her perspective on the pilot and the importance of accessible books.

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“Si Tu Veux, Tu Peux”: Lessons from Bookshare Asia/Africa Membership Head, Zainab Chinikamwalla

Zainab Chinikamwalla is the Head of Membership in Asia and Africa for Benetech’s Bookshare Initiative. She joined Benetech in the early days of Bookshare’s international expansion and has played an integral role in helping grow Bookshare’s impact in India and beyond. Read her story.

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Rachel Solves for Success: A Mathshare Impact Story

Rachel loves math, but that wasn’t always the case. Benetech Mathshare meets her unique learning needs, allowing her to enjoy independent success in math.

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