Bookshare without Borders: #3/3

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Creating the World’s Largest Collection of Accessible Arabic eBooks Access to knowledge is the critical first step on the path to economic, educational, and social development. The second blog post looked at our growing Bookshare Spanish-language program.

Betsy Beaumon on Benetech's Literacy Program

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

veteran, or you speak Arabic, or you live in Korea? Bookshare International Yup, Bookshare now has Arabic books. The news that this is the largest accessible Arabic book collection in the world is bittersweet. We hope to work on this thorny challenge further with our partner, the Mada Center, in Qatar, and benefit others throughout the region, such as the members served by our new partner, Emirates Association for the Visually Impaired, in the United Arab Emirates.

A New Marketing Paradigm: How Affordable, Active and Agile Technology Can Change Nonprofits


These brave and bold new solutions are founded on two simple concepts: Your systems should actively recognize and classify constituents using the same language and rules as your organization. His clients have included a “who’s who” of nonprofits, among them, World Vision, The Children's Society (UK), Oxfam, The ONE Campaign, American Red Cross, UNCF-the United Negro College Fund, Jewish National Fund, National Wildlife Federation, Open Doors, Turning Point and Habitat for Humanity.