Beanstalk reflects on their progress since their #iwill pledge


Ginny Lunn, CEO of Beanstalk "Beanstalk, a national children’s reading charity, was founded in 1973 by a lady called Susan Belgrave. She was a social activist and saw that children were struggling in her community and she wanted to make a difference. She knew education was so important to give children the best chance in life and a small group of friends started reading with children in primary schools. 45 years later this is still our main focus. However, we have shifted significantly from a small amount of children being supported in a few local primary schools and now support over [...]