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October 12, 2017
End Polio TV Appearance

Hilton Head TV Station focusing on the Rotary End Polio Now Campaign and World Polio Day 2017

Hilton Head TV Station focusing on the Rotary End Polio Now Campaign and World Polio Day 2017
October 12, 2017

World Polio Day

Rotary Celebrating a Significant Achievement Significant because when Rotary launched its worldwide mission to eradicate Polio in 1988 there were some 350,000 cases, and 125 polio endemic countries. Significant, that […]
July 6, 2017
Sesame Street Workshop

Sesame Square Teams Up with Speaking Books to Support Literacy in Northern Nigeria

Sesame Square & Speaking Books Brought to you by our special guest writers this week from Sesame Workshop: Ayobisi Osuntusa and Agatha Nwajagu It’s difficult to grow up in today’s […]
July 6, 2017

Being Your Best

Being your Best – A new Speaking Book Created for the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) with the Rotary Club of Hilton Head and funded by the National […]
July 6, 2017

Greetings From Speaking Books, and Hilton Head Rotarians at the Rotary International Convention in Atlanta

Rotary International’s biggest get-together of the year occurred in Atlanta last week with more than 34,000 members from 174 countries, gathering to renew friendships, find inspiration, and celebrate The Rotary […]
March 6, 2017

Bringing an Understanding of Dementia to South Africa

Today we had the opportunity to speak with Karen Borochowitz, the National Executive Director and Co-Founder of DEMENTIA SA, the leading authority in South Africa on dementia. Over 46 million […]
March 6, 2017

Rotarians in India Spread Literacy and Education Around the Country

“Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope.” – Kofi Annan Today, 785 million people in the world cannot read. That’s 1 in 5 people that are unable to finish […]
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 – […]
February 17, 2017

Sesame Square and Speaking Books Support Literacy in Northern Nigeria

Brought to you by our special guest writers this week from Sesame Workshop: Ayobisi Osuntusa and Agatha Nwajagu It’s difficult to grow up in today’s world without running into Big […]
October 15, 2016
Celebrating Global Handwashing Day

Celebrating Global Handwashing Day!

Tomorrow, October 15th, marks the 9th Global Handwashing Day, an annual global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an easy, effective, and affordable way […]