Jacobs Social Entrepreneur Fellow

Naa Anyele Perbi

Perbi Cubs

Perbi Cubs is a transformational literary experience which provides an evidence-based, cost-effective reading programme that produces proficient readers, using a combination of in-school programmes and a digital platform with thousands of books accessible to children anywhere. Perbi Cubs makes use of a digital platform, periodic testing and principles of child and educational psychology to engage and motivate the children to become proficient readers. Children are tested at the beginning of the programme and provided with ability-appropriate reading materials; Perbi Cubs staff provide group and one-on-one support, competitions and prizes that motivate children to develop into proficient readers.