Read to kids to celebrate day

2019-01-23 06:01

The tenth annual World Read Aloud Day will be held on 1 February.

This annual advocacy day, presented by global literacy non-profit organisation LitWorld and sponsored by Scholastic, unites people around the world by highlighting the importance of reading aloud and sharing stories.

In South Africa the initiative has a huge potential to turn the country’s literacy crisis into a powerful tool to tackle poverty and inequality.

The public are encouraged to participate by reading a storytelling book for children for enjoyment.

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