Room to Read | World Change Starts with Educated Children
Nearly 1 billion people don't have basic reading skills. Ignite a passion for reading in your school and raise money for a great cause by hosting a Read-a-Thon.
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Can you imagine living on less than $2 a day? Many people around the world do it every single day. Now is your chance to give up a simple expense or habit to help other students get a better education.
Everyone loves a little give-a-book, take-a-book. But what if your book swap had the power to change the world? Room to Read's Ultimate Book Swap does just that. Organize a book swap for your community while raising funds for students in Asia and Africa. Now that is powerful.
Never underestimate the power of small efforts. This change drive fundraiser shows how, collectively, small and simple actions really change the world.
Here's a great way to combine the best in life...reading and traveling! Kids, parents and teachers alike can participate in this global literary exploration. Get a gaggle of friends together and enjoy some cross-cultural titles from our book list!
Literacy and good reading habits are important, not just in developing economies, but in every community around the world. Help spread the word and bring literacy to less fortunate communities in Asia and Africa while reinforcing good literacy habits in your hometown by making sure everyone has access to boooks.
Room to Read is known for our focus on local language literacy instruction. That's why we publish millions of children's books in the local languages of the communities where we work. Looking to give you students some context around how important this is?
We agree with Lao Tzu that, "A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step," and that's why we're so excited you've decided to take action on behalf of a cause that is important to you. Find something you care about, learn more about it and then something about it!
We challenge our communities to co-invest with us -- we hope you can do the same
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