With the Teach a friend to read guide

end illiteracy in your prisons and community!

Brady aged 13 used Teach a friend to read

to coach his brother Luke aged 19

who has cerebral palsy and learning difficulties. 

Below is an email sent by Brady and his mum.

Brady and Luke with Teach a friend to read

From Brady 

From Brady and Luke's Mum

Asha was taught five years ago and gained promotion in her caring job at the local hospital.  She is now teaching Daniel who, after only six weeks learning has been promoted in his job as a direct result of Tasha 's coaching.

Moon was born in Singapore. Her parents could not afford to send her to school. Aged 65, she learned to read and write and turned her life around in many ways. 

NIACE presented her with the Learner of the Year award in 2015 in recognition of her superb efforts.

Now she encourages people to learn to read and write, one-with-one, with Teach a friend to read in Hampshire and as far afield as Hong Kong.             

Ladies of Rottingdean teach primary school children with Teach a friend to read

Nigel needed help when Measles wiped some of his memory out, including the ability to read. After six months with Sue he achieved his main goal...to read the football results himself!

Volunteer Fatima (16) teaching  a 10 year old in Sierra Leone.

Coach Olga with her new reader (66). He read his first book Angel by 

James Patterson after 4 months.

Then he gained the confidence to change gender and set up a local LGBT group.

Mr Capoeira teaches reading in Sweden with Teach a friend to read  

At 15 Richard who has autism taught a friend during lunch breaks in school.

Sister Cecile teaches children and a nun in her convent with Teach a friend to read

Bwire was educated by Amazing Children Uganda.

Now he teaches Ugandan street children to read.

Granny taught her granddaughter who taught her best friend with Teach a friend to read

Simon taught a neighbour to read with Teach a friend to read

In memory of Andy Paradise

who started the one-with-one teaching reading project in Gosport,

using our teaching reading system. 

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HOPE Together is thrilled to be working with Teach a Friend to Read to support prisoners learning to read. We love the vision to put the 

Teach a Friend to Read guide into the hands of every inmate to ensure that no-one leaves prison unable to read.

We are excited to be involved and together

we will raise the funds to give a free copy of

our book ’'40 Stories of Hope’ to the new and

to the established readers in prisons. 


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