Recent News

If you want to be in the know about what’s going on at Speaking Books, you’ve come to the right place. Be sure to check back regularly to get the latest news, blog, announcements & information on illiteracy, health education, and development.

August 25, 2019

Recognizing the Unsung Heroes of Polio Eradication

We are so close to achieving our goal to END POLIO NOW. When Rotary first took on the global challenge of eradicating Polio there were 1000 cases a day. Now […]
June 24, 2019

Limited supplies are still available for Free distribution to at risk children

Our Speaking Book® continues to make a significant impact and help so many children diagnosed with cancer. This unique and totally free initiative, sponsored by Pfizer, endorsed by the World […]
April 8, 2019

Another Major 1st for Speaking Books®

Working closely with our client UNICEF Ethiopia, we have successfully developed a totally new 32 page Speaking Book® consisting of a Part A and Part B which extends the capability […]
March 8, 2019

ROTARY TEAMWORK – A NEW APPROACH TO ERADICATING POLIO

Credit for launching a new approach to encouraging polio vaccinations in Pakistan can be traced half way around the world to the Rotary Club of Hilton Head Island, S.C The […]
March 2, 2018
Children Coping with Cancer

Children Coping with Cancer

We are delighted to announce the creation of a new bilingual English/Spanish Speaking Book® for Children in America having to Cope with Cancer. For the first time there will be […]
February 6, 2018

Speaking Books to help Children Cope with Cancer

A New Speaking Book® on its way… “Speaking Books® to help Children Cope with Cancer” Children (and their parents) do not always know what they are facing when a child […]
March 6, 2017

Celebrating 10 Years of Speaking Books®

It’s hard to believe that Speaking Books® is turning 10 this year. What an incredible journey it has been! This is as much a tribute to your hard work – […]
October 28, 2015

Sir Emeka Offor commitment to End Polio in Nigeria

Sir Emeka Offor commitment to End Polio in Nigeria The real problems associated with being illiterate involve critical parts of life such as understanding medical instruction, applying for a loan, […]
August 29, 2015

Speaking Books Shortlisted in AfricaCom’s Changing Lives Award Category

The South African Depression and Anxiety Group’s patient education innovation – the Speaking Book – has been shortlisted in AfricaCom’s Changing Lives Award category. AfricaCom is Africa’s biggest technology event […]
September 15, 2014

We Are This Close to Ending Polio

“It is unacceptable that polio continues to infect our children and cause such suffering in Nigeria.”                         — Sir Emeka […]