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A digital solution when children can’t find books in their mother tongue
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
For some students at Umubano Primary School, located just outside Kigali, Rwanda, being bilingual is a necessity. Although the school offers some lessons in Kinyarwanda, physical learning materials in the language aren’t easy to come by. The number of books available in Kinyarwanda is limited, says educator Amy Barnecutt, and the few owned by the school tend to be flimsy and in poor condition. For the past two years, Umubano has partnered with Library for All so students can access a robust cloud-based library filled with culturally relevant books in Kinyarwanda and other languages. read more


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