|Job Title:||Anasoma Project Coordinator Consultant|
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: Worldreader (www.worldreader.org) is on a mission to bring digital books to every child and her family, so that they can improve their lives through the power of literacy and education. Globally, we are working in 39 countries, in 102 schools and libraries and are reaching a total of 35,000 people on our programs using e-readers, and over 19,000,000 people using our mobile reading apps.
An ethos of working hard, having fun and making history inspires our culture, and the team shares a passion for reading and philanthropy.
ABOUT THE POSITION:
The Anasoma Project is a two-year pilot in Kenya aimed at promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment through digital reading. This project will set the basis to mainstream gender equality throughout all Worldreader work and programs.
Worldreader is seeking qualified candidates to conduct a quantitative and qualitative research on the barriers and drivers to female readership.
The research will consist of surveys to the general public and Worldreader users, as well as more in depth consultations with a restricted number of individuals through Focus Group Discussions.
In coordination with Worldreader’s Gender Specialist and the East Africa Director, the Consultant will be responsible for the overall coordination of the research Project to understand barriers and drivers to female readership.
The consultant will be responsible for the following tasks:
Ideal candidates will posses many or all the following qualifications:
The Consultant will work closely with various members of the team on the ground in Kenya and especially with the Worldreader Gender Specialist and the East Africa Director.
Consultant will be engaged for a total 165 days within a period of 11 months running from September 2016.
TO APPLY: Email your cover letter and resume to HR@worldreader.org with the subject “Anasoma Project Coordinator Consultant.” PDFs only and no phone calls, please.