Our
Global Impact

Measuring our results

Project Literacy is seeing promising results across our three pillars of activity: Raising Awareness & Mobilizing Action; Advancing Best Practice; and Innovating for New Solutions.

Scroll down to see what progress we're making across our partnerships and programs in each of these areas.


Summary

75 partners

We have teamed up with 75 partners to date. Together, we are working to raise awareness and mobilize action, advance best practices, and innovate for new solutions.

21 countries
698,000

Program beneficiaries

More than 453,000 children and 247,000 parents and caregivers are benefiting from literacy programs as a result of Project Literacy

$7.5m

Total program funding:

With a primary focus on the United States, United Kingdom, Brazil, and India

1bn

Total reach through media

1 billion people have seen or engaged with Project Literacy as part of marketing campaigns

Raising Awareness & Mobilizing Action

The extent of the problem and its potential impact on our world are huge so we need everyone on board to close the literacy gap.

$7,194

of crowdfunded donations to partners

14,352

People signed the Unsigned Petition on behalf of the 757 million illiterate people worldwide

22,152

Size of online community


Advancing Best Practice

There are some things that we already know work to improve literacy, and we need more of them.

6

Number of programs funded

37,000

Number of primary beneficiaries


Innovating for New Solutions

New solutions are needed to reach the most marginalized and achieve scale in the fight against illiteracy.

4

Number of programs funded

661,000

Number of primary beneficiaries

Last update: June 2016