SSIR: Scaling Story Time

May 14, 2020   |   India

[In 2015, we joined Pearson and Worldreaders to pilot the Read to Kids program — to find out whether mobile phones can play a role in increasing access to quality reading experiences for young children. Find out how what happened — in this article in the Stanford Social Innovation Review.]

Throughout early 2018, Ruhi would often give her parents a hard time about going to day care and refuse to go, recalls Sapna Roy, a day care center facilitator in the Mahavir Enclave of Delhi, India.

“It was a daily struggle to convince her to come to the center,” Roy says.

But then something shifted. Ruhi began showing up at day care every day. She arrived early and eager, excited about story time, coloring worksheets, and watching puppet shows

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