Reading out of Poverty

Since 2011, we have been working with a sole focus on providing early literacy skills and school preparedness for children aged 0-5 years from low socio-economic backgrounds, including migrants, refugees, and indigenous individuals in Victoria.

Reading out of Poverty
Indigenous Learning App

In 2018, we started an EdTech project in the Northern Territory and Western Australia. The Indigenous Learning App is a digital learning tool for teachers, parents, and children to enhance the learning of children and youth in their local language and English.

Indigenous Learning App


Literacy Tutoring

Literacy Tutoring

We place our volunteers in playgroups and community centres to read-aloud with children. These sessions encourage parents to further develop their child’s literacy experience at home.

Books Distribution

Literacy resources

We distribute new and second-hand books, school supplies, and other literacy resources within the community.

Pop-up Libraries

Pop up Libraries

Our pop-up-libraries are filled with donated classic children’s books. Parents are encouraged to take a book home for free to read with their child.

Indigenous Learning App

education and technology

We produce local e-books, stories, literacy games and educational activities to encourage indigenous children to learn English in conjunction with their mother tongue.

The Indigenous Learning App works in partnership with technology companies, literacy and linguistics specialists, and, most importantly, the local community, to bring together a team of people with a wider variety of expertise to create locally-curated content.

  • Provides high-quality digital educational content in both English and local languages.
  • Enhance the literacy, numeracy, and reading skills of Indigenous children in remote communities.
  • Prepares Indigenous children for school.
  • Digitally preserve the local language.
  • Provides Indigenous communities with high-quality, localized e-books using local stories, illustrations, pictures, words, and sounds.
  • Encourage education and awareness of Indigenous heritage and culture amongst wider Australian communities and schools.
Indigenous Learning App
WLF acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on where are office and projects are located . We recognise and pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging.
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