Our mission

We believe that books have the power to change lives. This belief underpins everything we do.


Our mission

Our mission is to give people around the world who lack access to books the opportunity to read for pleasure, study and lifelong learning.

Our vision 

Our vision is a world where everyone has access to books that will enrich, improve and change their lives. 

What we believe  

These core beliefs underpin all of our work:

  • Books give people power. They inform and inspire, and help people create a better, more equal future.
  • Everyone should experience the power of books. Everybody, everywhere should have access to books, whatever their circumstances.
  • Partnerships are vital. By working together we can create sustainable change and give more people the opportunity to read.

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