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Caroline Jane Knight and Susannah Harker

Jane Austen Parade for Literacy

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My story

[p]On Sunday 23rd June at 12 noon, Caroline and Susannah will retrace Jane's steps from her cottage in the middle of Chawton village to Chawton House, her brother's Hampshire home - the 'Great House' as Jane called it. Jane visited Chawton House frequently and enjoyed access to her brother's library during the most productive years of her writing career.[/p][p][b]The Jane Austen Parade for Literacy[/b] recognises the contribution that education and access to libraries made to Jane Austen's life, works and legacy. [/p][p]The money raised by the [b]Jane Austen Literacy Foundation[/b] will be used to fund five public daycare centers, called Anganwadi, in Delhi, to participate in the Worldreader India Read to Kids programme. The schools will be provided with tablets, e-library access, support and literacy resources to storify their classroom for better engagement, participation and learning outcomes. These resources will be implemented on the ground by Worldreader working together with the Department of Woman and Child Development in India.[/p][p]We thank you for your support,[/p][p]Caroline and Susannah[/p]
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Jul 12, 2019

Regency Geoffrey

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Jun 25, 2019

Diana Shand

Thank you so much for entertaining us so at the Rgncy Picnic. I wish your reading could have gone on for another hour; Such fun. Please come to the North of England (Cumbria would be lovely). Would be absolutely wonderful. Great to have you as ambassador

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Jun 23, 2019


It was wonderful. Thank you!


Jun 23, 2019

Washington DC Janeite


Jun 23, 2019

Odette and Karin

We look forward to joining you today on the Literacy Parade and walk with you to support such a great cause. Good luck!


Jun 23, 2019

Jacqueline Harris

So excited for today’s event and to hear that Susannah is an ambassador for the Foundation!


Jun 23, 2019

Julia Grantham

Dear Susannah and Caroline, best of luck! You are remarkable women and with you leading us, JALF will reach all its goals today and always.

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Jun 19, 2019


Jun 18, 2019

Amanda Jane

So wonderful to have MY Jane Bennet, THE Jane Bennet leading the Parade for Literacy. Thank you Susannah!


Jun 17, 2019

Sandra and Julian Platt

Fingers crossed for a dry parade through Chawton! Sending our best wishes xx