Commitment to Action

First Book Global: Education Resources for Kids in Need

Commitment by

First Book

In 2013, First Book committed to distribute more than sixty million books, eBooks, and other educational resources to children in need; reach programs and classrooms serving ten million children annually; and establish the First Book Marketplace as a powerful resource center available to educators serving children in need everywhere. By taking First Book's model to its global scale, the organization will bring books/resources to millions of children who need them most. Just as important, First Book will establish a robust global content engine fueling the growing call for equal education for all children, especially girls.

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Commitment

First Book Global: Education Resources for Kids in Need

Launched

2013

Est. Duration

2 years

Estimated Total Value

$9,000,000

Region

Latin America & Caribbean, Asia, Africa

Countries

BRAZIL, COSTA RICA, INDIA, SOUTH AFRICA

Commitment by

First Book

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Pratham, Feed The Children, Inc., Barefoot Books, Molina Healthcare, Inc., Humana People To People, Penguin Group (USA) Inc., World Vision International, Inc., International Rescue Committee, United States Agency for International Development, The Asia Foundation, UNICEF, Touch A Life Foundation, The Walt Disney Company, Global Partnership For Education, Girls Not Brides, Macmillan Publishers, Tata Group, Simon & Schuster Inc, Rohini Nilekani, Vital Voices Global Partnership