Literacy with WFP

The project is supporting 43,470 children in all 135 Government Primary Schools and 11 Ebtedayee Madrasahs located in 2 sub-districts – Ukhiya and Kutubdia. Click on the following button for school-wise student information.

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Digitized Storybooks for Children

To assist the Government of Bangladesh (GoB) in meeting its education targets set out in SDG4, UN World Food Programme (WFP) is implementing their 'School Feeding Programme' – an endeavor that combines 'health and nutrition' as well as 'literacy skills' components for children in pre-primary and primary schools.

USDA/WFP has entrusted Room to Read with the literacy segment of the endeavor. With permission from GoB's Ministry of Education, we are delivering engaging and evidence-based training for teachers to help improve their classroom instruction capacity. As part of the project (brochure), we are supporting head-teachers and officials of the local government with governance, transparency and management practices.

Project resources are listed in three categories. Do look at our new storybooks produced as part of the project. Below, you can browse for photos and videos highlighting the project's activities and the impact they are having in the lives of children and the community people. And here is our project brochure.




Dr A H Mostafa Kamal, Director General (Primary Education), launched the projectChildren in one of the 11 madras we've selected to work withWe consulted the local government and incorporated feedbackKatelyn Gless of WFP awarding certificate to a ToT participantSchool teachers holding group presentations during a trainingOur technical team briefing the storybook writers at a workshopWe always engage with local governments and education officesWall magazine of a Room to Read school adorned with children's workAfter training teachers, capacity building initiative starts in rural schoolsWe organized a drawing competition to mark International Literacy Day 2018Mejbah, Grade 3 student, being awarded for winning the drawing competition