It is always good to get some press and thanks to the Mindarium magazine – this was a nice piece that went public a little while back.
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If anyone out there has a relatively modern phone that is no longer required it could help the cause of World of Words as we require an upgraded facility. Thanks!
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 […]
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. […]
Thanks to https://www.lettingsouthwales.com/home 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 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 […]
The proof of the positive profile of World of Words comes in the form of commendation and here is a class card from one of our groups offering gratitude. Long may this trend continue and let’s hope more schools can get involved.
World of Words has organised for children’s author Mark Dorey to make several visits to its partner schools and the writings of this talented writer have been extremely popular. Mark has displayed his skills and as a result has even managed to sell a number of his books such as has been his success with […]
Paul and John Matthews have visited several schools on the back of a friendship with World of Words. Paul and his dad John have been incredible guests and the children have engaged with their visitors with a series of questions. Paul was born without eyes but his life achievements have been immense considering the extra […]
The fundraising challenges associated with creating capital to run World of Words continue and so many stones have been overturned in the quest to accumulate revenue. There has been school sessions, after schools clubs, a skydive, adult literacy classes, the Cultural Chapter get-togethers, a cycle ride from Toulouse to Tonypandy, a 10 km swim, a […]