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In Sierra Leone almost 100% of children aged 0-5 don’t have any literacy skills. To follow two thirds of the countries adults are illiterate. My first book allows the zero to five age group of Sierra Leone to be able to learn basic literacy skills, b

In Sierra Leone almost 100% of children aged 0-5 don’t have any literacy skills. To follow two thirds of the countries adults are illiterate. My first book allows the zero to five age group of Sierra Leone to be able to learn basic literacy skills, b

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Congratulations Happiness team, well done!
The project is very interesting, but there are some issues you may need to think about.

At first when I saw it was a tablet I was thinking that giving valuable items to families with very low income could make them use it to generate money selling it. But once it will provide them a long-term benefit it will probably not be a problem. The rewarding system is nice, but I keep wondering if you shouldn't think of a 'basic reward' for everyone in the community and work with extra rewards for the ones who complete (and keep the idea of 'the best reward to the best punctuation'). The idea of providing opportunities for the families to have entertainment is beautiful, it is making dreams come true!
Well, I would recommend you to make tests in small groups and see how it works.

Wish you the best luck with your project! Well done, team!

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Carla commented on My first book - Learning and playing

Thank you for your comment, Juliana. We hope this idea goes ahead too, we have not contacted any company to help us with finances, but the plan is working with educators to improve the didactics of the project; non-governmental institutions to test and distribute it and companies to print it, sell it and provide the free ones to distribute.

Thank you again for your contribution!

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Carla commented on My first book - Learning and playing

Thank you Yee Ting Chan, your comment made me think about what else the shapes can teach them, the textures idea is lovely. Showing them different materials and textures can make it more interesting for them and consequently improve their interaction with the product.
We will need to think about the practical application and the cost of it, but it is something to be considered.

Thank you so much!