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Replicate We Love Reading

RAISE CHANGEMAKERS THROUGH READING

Replicate their concept by learning from them !

CONNECT LOCALS & MIGRANTS

Replicate SPEAK by learning from them !

DISCOVER WE LOVE READING

We Love Reading  raises changemakers through group reading.
Learn from them to replicate their concept ! 

 

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IN THIS VIDEO YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT:

  • We Love Reading (Vision, Story, KPI's, Impact)​

  • Their most valuable learnings (First steps, Challenges, Pivots)​

  • We Love Reading's business model (Current business model, future evolutions)

  • Their best advice for someone you wants to launch a similar project

ABOUT WE LOVE READING

Quick overview

SOLUTION: We Love Reading changes mindsets through reading to create changemakers.

  • Creation date: 2010

  • Country of origin: Jordan

  • Areas already covered: 60 countries 

  • Areas of replication: Anywhere where  there is a need and a market potential

  • Business model: We Love Reading is an NGO which mostly relies on grants to sustain itself but also has self-generating revenues to complete its budget.

Impact since 2010

500.000

Children reached thanks to 12.000 trainees and ambassadors

155.000

Reading sessions delivered in 61 countries 

95%

of volunteers found the program had cultivated a love of reading among children.

75%

of volunteers found that they witnessed positive change in children’s behavior and attitudes after attending the sessions (less aggressive, more quiet, less shy and fearful. 

Discover more

A few links you should check out: 

  • Website HERE

  • We Love Reading explained in 3 minutes HERE

  • Experience the joy of We Love Reading HERE

  • Reading has no boundaries HERE

ABOUT THE FOUNDER

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Dr. Rana Dajani

Dr. Rana Dajani is a Jordanian molecular biologist, a multiple awarded scientist and entrepreneur, PhD professor, author, researcher, speaker and founder of We Love Reading.

 

Background & awards

  • Occupation: Visiting associate professor at Yale and Cambridge, Former center of studies Director at Hashemite University, member UN women Jordan advisory council, Author of the book: Five scarves, Doing the impossible: If we can reverse cell fate why cant we redefine success, Nova Publisher 2018, Speaker at TEDxDeadsea and TEDxPSUT, World Islamic Economic Forum 2012 and World Science Forum 2015 and 2017.

  • Awards received: 

    • Awarded most influential women scientists in Islamic World, 12 among 100 most influential Arab women 2015, women in science hall of fame 2015,

    • Harvard Radcliff fellow, Cmalakova Fellow at the Jepson school of Leadership at the University of Richmond, a Fulbrighter, Fulbright Foreign Student Program, Jordan to the United States, 2000; Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program, Jordan to the United States, 2012, Eisenhower fellow, Partnerships for enhanced engagement in research (PEER) award 2014.

    • King Hussein Cancer Institute for cancer and biotechnology award 2009 and 2016 Global Changemaker

    • College of medicine, distinguished alumni Award 2018, Higher Education Reform Expert EU-TEMPUS, Jordan, founder service learning center, Hashemite University,

    • And a lot more! The list would be too long.

  • Expert: 

    • World expert on genetics of Circassian and Chechan populations in Jordan. Established stem cell research ethics law in Jordan. Advocate for biological evolution and Islam, Jordan team leader in studying refugee youth with Yale University and the epigenetics of trauma across generations.

    • Developed a community-based model “We love reading” to encourage children to read for pleasure received Synergos Arab world social innovators 2009, Clinton Global Initiative

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