End Of Financial Year Donation - Help Transform Lives.
The pandemic caused learning disorders in children, specifically for children with low socioeconomic resources, further widening the learning gap for them.
Without immediate intervention, children across Australia are in serious risk of dropping out of school without the basic reading and writing skills that support them in leading healthy and full lives.
Illiteracy affects all aspects of a person’s life.
Studies have found that children who do not have the necessary reading skills can develop feelings of anxiety, constant embarrassment, and depression.
"Many children with learning-to-read difficulties develop a negative self-concept within their first two years of school."
Chapman, J.W., Tunmer, W.E., & Prochnow, J.E. (2000). Early reading-related skills and performance, reading self-concept, and the development of academic self-concept: A longitudinal study. Journal of Educational Psychology, 92, 4, 703–708.
It is a latent need in our community, and it is essential for us to continue in our mission of providing literature to those children who do not have the opportunity to have a single book at home we are sure that with your help, we will do it together.
With your donation, over the next 12 months, we will continue to address the literacy gap for children from low socioeconomic backgrounds due to the COVID-19 pandemic’s two-year disruption to their early learning.
Together we are changing lives, one book at a time.