Let’s Read


Let’s Read catalyzes children’s literacy through the confluence of intuitive, accessible technology design, community-led engagement, and fun, local language stories.


Let’s Read introduces a more accessible and effective digital library that allows parents, communities and educators in low bandwidth environments to be part of their children’s learning experience, regardless of their own education levels.

Team Lead

Team Lead - Kyle Barker

Kyle Barker Associate Director, Books for Asia, The Asia Foundation, Let's Read

Kyle Barker is the associate director of The Asia Foundation’s Books for Asia program and leads their Let’s Read initiative. Kyle has been working in education and international development for more than a decade, designing, managing, and implementing projects as well as teaching throughout Asia. Let’s Read draws upon The Asia Foundation’s deep connections to partners and communities in 15 countries and across more than 50 languages to increase diversity in publishing, overcome book scarcity, and advance reading.


Headquarters: San Francisco, CA, USA

Staff Size: 33

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Solution Stage:
Growth: An initiative, venture, or organization with an established product, service, or business model rolled out in one or, ideally, several contexts or communities, which is poised for further growth