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.

Aug 29, 2015

Speaking Books Receives Great Interest at DIA

Speaking Books Receives Great Interest at DIA From June 14th to 18th, a South African Speaking Book innovation had a big impact at the Drug Information Association (DIA) conference in […]
Aug 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 […]
Jul 18, 2015
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Malaria Speaking Book in Animation by Sugar Shack

An exciting way to bring a Speaking Book to life.
Oct 18, 2014
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Teen Suicide Prevention Program in South Africa

Rotary Sponsored SADAG Teen Suicide Prevention Program at Ponelopele School South Africa. Watch the video to learn more.  
Sep 15, 2014

We are this close to Ending Polio

Rotarian Sir Emeka backs his words by action, and we are delighted to announce his latest initiative. Through the amazing generosity of the Sir Emeka Offor Foundation working in partnership […]
Sep 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 […]
Mar 31, 2014

Hilton Head Island Rotary Club Supports SADAG

Hilton Head Island Rotary Club Supports SADAG The Rotary Club of Hilton Head Island’s continued support for SADAG (South African Depression and Anxiety Group) in South Africa, has enabled their […]
Mar 31, 2014

Library Week Helps South Africans with Low Literacy

Library Week Helps South Africans with Low Literacy From the 17th to the 23rd March 2014 is South African Library Week (SALW). The theme this year is “Educate Yourself at […]
Oct 18, 2013
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Pfizer Launch of “The Safe Use of Medicine”

Pfizer has been instrumental in educating local communities on the importance of safe use of medicine. As Jack Watters, VP of External Medical Affairs said: “You’ve only done half of […]
May 18, 2013
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Home Based Care Workers

See how home based care workers are using Speaking Books to educate local communities on important health issues.