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Transforming lives by bringing quality,

equitable education to

children in Nigeria.

We work to improve the literacy rate by facilitating access to appropriate learning environments, increasing opportunities, encouraging aspirations, and empowering children to learn.     

Christianna Foundation has helped

fund 25 schools reaching over 16,000 children

OUR PURPOSE

 

We exist to achieve equitable, quality education for all, UN Global Goal 4

OUR NICHE

Increasing primary level literacy in Nigeria, Target 4.1.1

OUR TARGET

 

In the schools in which we work, we aim to achieve at least an 85% minimum proficiency level in reading in both mother-tongue and English by the end of primary school 6.

HOW DO WE GET THERE?

  1. Building School Libraries with learning programmes
  2. Implementing Worldreader eReaders & teacher training
  3. Providing a mobile library service with reading mentors

OUR PURPOSE

 

We exist to achieve equitable, quality education for all, UN Global Goal 4

OUR NICHE

Increasing primary level literacy in Nigeria, Target 4.1.1

OUR TARGET

 

In the schools in which we work, we aim to achieve at least an 85% minimum proficiency level in reading in both mother-tongue and English by the end of primary school 6.

HOW DO WE GET THERE?

  1. Building School Libraries with learning programmes
  2. Implementing Worldreader eReaders & teacher training
  3. Providing a mobile library service with reading mentors

BOOK BOX LIBRARY CLUB

by Christianna Foundation

Pilot Phase Ona-Ara 2020

BOOK BOX LIBRARY CLUB

by Christianna Foundation

Pilot Phase Ona-Ara 2020

Book Box Library Club is a mobile, pop-up library service which is currently being piloted in Ona-Ara, Oyo State. Due to officially launch in the 2021 academic year, the library club will support approximately 20,000 children from 102 primary schools with bi-weekly library days. Working within under-resourced schools in the rural local authority of Ona-Ara, children will be able to borrow relevant and relatable books suitable to their reading level for use both at school and at home.

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Community

& Culture

Charity

& Causes

Education

& Impact

Community

& Culture

Charity

& Causes

Education

& Impact

Looking Back On A Successful 2020, Despite The Challenges

Book Box Library Club Needed More Than Ever

Flagship Partnership With Worldreader

FACTS

Nigeria has topped world rankings for the largest number of people living in extreme poverty, overtaking India a country with nearly 5 times its population. There are an estimated 87 million people in Nigeria living on less than $1.90 a day.

Nigeria has the 3rd largest youth population in the world with over 90 million young people under 18. These children are their country's greatest natural resource.

Nigeria has the highest number of children out of school in the world estimated at 10.5 million children.

There are around 35 million children in Nigeria that lack basic literacy skills.

According to UNESCO 17 million people could be lifted out of extreme poverty if all children left school with basic reading skills.