Millions of Nigerian children do not have access to quality education. Lack of teacher motivation and parent support, paired with insufficient learning and teaching materials have contributed to this education gap. Paving a path to quality basic education, the USAID-funded Northern Education Initiative Plus has developed an early grade reading program called Mu Karanta! (Let’s Read!) to help students learn to read in Hausa, their mother tongue language, and then transition to English. See how the program is opening opportunity though literacy.