Can you imagine not being able to read a newspaper, a road sign or directions on a bottle of medication? Sadly, this is a reality faced by many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders living in remote communities today.
The literacy gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous children is significant – and the more remote the community, the larger the gap. Since 2009, ILF’s Book Supply program has delivered more than 150,000 new books to over 250 communities nationally. But we need your help to continue these efforts.
All you need to do is swap one of your favourite books for someone else’s – for a gold coin donation.
Aspley East Kindy will be hosting a book swap event to raise funds in recognition of Indigenous Literacy Day.
What to do: