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Asia Programs

Fund our 2012 programs in Asia! We continue to grow our programs in Asia to reach more and more children in the seven Asian countries where we operate. 

If you have questions about any of our programs or how to make a donation, email donate@roomtoread.org or visit Contact Us to call an office near you.

Girls' Education
US$2,500

Fund ten years of girls' education in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, NepalSri Lanka or Vietnam. This holistic program makes it possible for a girl, who would otherwise not have access to an education, to attend school through the secondary level.

Sponsors of our Girls' Education program receive an annual Girls' Education Yearbook that describes the program in detail, highlights partnerships, and profiles some of the amazing girls participating in the program.

US$250

Fund one year of a girl's education in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, NepalSri Lanka or Vietnam.

If you are interested in supporting our Girls' Education program, click here.

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School Libraries
US$5,000

Fund one of thousands of classroom libraries in Asia which we are creating to reach millions of children with books and library resources. Each of these libraries serves hundreds of students annually and includes as many as 1,000-1,500 local language and English language books. Your support funds the creation of a child-friendly learning environment that includes: age-appropriate books, furniture, games, puzzles, posters, library management training, and ongoing monitoring to ensure proper access and usage. Once the library is complete, you will receive a final report detailing the resources provided to the library and the community served to directly connect you with the impact of your gift. You will also receive a year-end update from the Country Director detailing the country-wide progress of the program as we scale to almost 13,000 libraries this year.

Download a sample year-end update from Laos (Adobe PDF, 4.7MB).

If you are interested in donating $5,000 to support our School Libraries program, click here.

 

US$20,000

Build a stand-alone library building for a larger school community in Nepal, Cambodia, Sri Lanka or Laos. Funding supports all of the benefits listed above plus construction of a new library building. These libraries serve up to 1,000 students and are also filled with 1,000-1,500 local language and English language books.

Sponsors of a Constructed Library project will receive an application report which describes our partner community, reasons for support, and details of the challenge grant; and a completion report with a project summary and photos of the completed library, including a photo of the dedication plaque that adorns the building with a message of the donors choosing.

Download a sample floor plan (Adobe PDF, 1.1MB) for one of our Constructed Libraries.

If you are interested in donating $20,000 to support a Constructed Library, click here.

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Book Publishing
US$15,000

Fund the publication of approximately 9,000 copies of an original local language children's title written and illustrated by local authors and artists in either Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Nepal, Sri Lanka or Vietnam. Each title is printed in the country of origin, supporting the local publishing industry and creating jobs for local authors and illustrators, and then distributed throughout our schools and libraries.

Sponsors of our Book Publishing program will have the opportunity to choose the dedication language that will appear on the inside cover of the book and will receive copies of the book once it is published. See a sample local language book (Adobe PDF, 4.7MB).

If you are interested in donating $15,000 to support our Book Publishing program, click here.

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School Construction

Fund the construction of a classroom building at a primary school, based on the needs of the specific community. Each project has from one to six rooms and provides a new or improved learning environment for students.

$35,000 Fund the construction of a small (3-4 room) primary school classroom block in Laos, Nepal or Sri Lanka.  This will provide a new and improved school building or additional classrooms to address overcrowding.
$55,000

Fund the construction of a large (5-6 room) primary school classroom block in Laos or Sri Lanka.  This will provide a new and improved school building or additional classrooms to address overcrowding.

Project sponsors of our School Construction program will receive an application report which describes the community in need, reasons for support, and details of the challenge grant; a progress update with photos of the construction process; and a completion report with a project summary and photos of the completed school, including a photo of the dedication plaque that adorns the building.

If you are interested in supporting a school, click here.


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