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Start your own fundraising campaign and help communities across Asia and Africa get the quality education they deserve.

For children living in developing countries education is the key to a better life, and its effects span generations.

You can help provide a quality education to children across Asia and Africa by starting your own fundraising campaign with Room to Read. Whether you plan to hold a bake sale, run a marathon or just grow a crazy beard, we’ll provide everything you need to make your campaign a success.

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It takes less than five minutes to get your campaign up and running. Start by choosing your default fundraising currency:

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You can do just about anything to support Room to Read’s work. Check out some of our favorite fundraiser stories on the Room to Read blog.

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Give with confidence.

We take our commitment to industry-leading financial accountability and transparency very seriously. Learn more on our financials page.

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See our work.

Visit a Room to Read school in any of the countries where we work and get a firsthand look at the programs you are helping to support.

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Less than 1% of US nonprofits have received nine consecutive Charity Navigator four star ratings. Our transparency and accountability place us among the best charities. See for yourself.

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Documentary filmmakers travel to Room to Read projects across Asia and Africa to tell the stories of children who are benefitting from our programs.

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You can change the world

Send a girl to school, start a library, or build new classrooms. We can help you run your own fundraising campaign with your friends and family, complete with your own microsite to collect gifts and track your progress.

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