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Skydive hero

by Rob Jones Five years ago, in August 2015 the altruistic Paul Stevens lost 2 and a half stones in order to attempt a skydive and raise funds for World of Words. Paul went through a number of challenges to complete the challenge and on the day a huge crowd of well-wishers travelled from the […] has helped 28... has helped 2800 plus kids across 20 schools over nearly a decade. The organisation celebrated its 9th birthday on July 12 and is now looking to the future. These are challenging times as many children have missed out valuable months of their education and will need to catch up. World of Words can help […]

Library Chapter

One of the spin-off successes that World of Words has recorded is the Cultural Chapter project in conjunction with the Rhondda Housing Association. WOW has organised the venue, hosted, and brought in a range of guest performers and speakers. The sessions have been open to all and on alternative Tuesdays, a range of folk have […]

World of Words fundraises on Facebook

by Rob Jones World of Words (WOW) is a non-profit, social enterprise with a management committee, policies and a constitution (backed by Interlink and Business in Focus). In 2009 Only Boys Allowed (OBA) began via the Read a Million Words quest to improve literacy amongst boys. The success of OBA led to an Only Girls […]

A look back to the early days

The start of the non-profit World of Words project was preceded by Only Boys Allowed and the coverage garnered from that programme included articles in an array of publications e.g. The Western Mail (pictured), South Wales Echo, Rhondda Leader, Pontypridd Observer, WJEC magazine, Cardiff Times and both Wales and Swansea City football programmes among others. […]

South Wales Property Investors and Letti...

Thanks to for their annual support. This celebrated Treorchy business has become a friend of World of Words and we are ever so grateful to receive such acclaimed backing from a recognised business. It is a massive round of applause to: South Wales Property Investors and Lettings Long may you be a comrade to World of […]

World of Words in the outside world

World of Words has performed literacy sessions in a variety of venues, including: Schools, libraries, a community centre, a theatre, a bushcraft centre and outdoors in the Treherbert woods (as shown in the photograph). If anyone wants World of Words to run a storytelling session after the successful gathering in the Cwmsaebren area then let’s […]