Pupils of Maiyegun Community school were filled with excitement and joy as MoneyGram Foundation in partnership with Worldreader and Christiana Foundation celebrated the distribution of 261 e-readers to three schools in Nigeria. Each e-reader, loaded with 150 culturally relevant books, provides students with access to digital books that support the development of reading skills.
Three schools in Nigeria received 261 e-readers loaded with 150 e-books each. The state-of-the-art technology will give over 2000 pupils from grades 4-6 the opportunity to improve their reading skills.
MoneyGram Foundation has awarded over $260,000 in grants towards building infrastructure, supporting technology and promoting literacy in West Africa.