Futbol Club Barcelona for Worldreader Campaign in Africa


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Futbol Club Barcelona is back into the forefront of sports philanthropy as Worldreader and soccer stars Lionel Messi, Eric Abidal, Xavi Hernandez, Seydou Keita, and others play a leading role in a campaign to distribute one million digital books to students in sub-Saharan Africa.

The initiative hopes for a potentially innovative social enterprise that combats illiteracy in sub-Saharan Africa.

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