Welcome Cricket Fans from
around the World!
Cheer for Room to Read at the ICC World Twenty20 Championships 2012 in Sri Lanka!
We are honoured to be partnering with the International Cricket Council (ICC) and all of you to bring education to the world’s children.
Room to Read believes that World Change Starts with Educated Children. We envision a world in which all children can pursue a quality education that enables them to reach their full potential and contribute to their community and the world.
Room to Read seeks to transform the lives of millions of children in Asia and Africa by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education. Working in collaboration with local communities, partner organizations and governments, we develop literacy skills and a habit of reading among primary school children, and support girls to complete secondary school with the relevant life skills to succeed in school and beyond. Room to Read operates in 9 countries across Asia and Southern Africa. Learn more about our work »
ICC Supports Room to Read
International Cricket Council has chosen to partner with Room to Read as a charity partner for the ICC World Twenty20 2012 Championship! Star Cricketers such as Virat Kohli, Angelo Mathews and Shane Watson Acknowledging that “World Change Starts with Educated Children”, ICC aims to support Room to Read in its mission to transform the lives of millions of children by addressing literacy and gender equality in education. Donate now! Also hear Indian Cricket Superstar, Virat Kohli lend his support for the cause of educating children across the world:
Room to Read Programs
Room to Read has developed a holistic, multi-pronged approach to help children in the developing world gain the lifelong gift of education through four core programs:
We establish libraries and stock them with vibrant and age-appropriate children's literature, colorful furniture and games to create a child-friendly learning environment.
Book Publishing program
We source new content from local writers and illustrators and publish high-quality children's books in the local language to distribute throughout our networks.
Girls' Education program
We provide long-term, holistic support to adoloscent girls to pursue and complete their secondary education.
School Construction program
We partner with local communities to build schools so children can learn in a safe, child-friendly environment.
Join us as we continue to scale to reach 10 million children by 2015. We are committed to the highest quality programs and transparency in reporting to our investors. Our approach consists of the following components:
- Scalable, measured, sustainable results
- Low-overhead, allowing maximum investment in educational infrastructure
- Challenge grants fostering community ownership and sustainability
- Strong local staff and partnerships creating culturally relevant programs
If every cricket lover around the world were to make an investment, together we could stem the tide and change the lives of thousands of children.
THANK YOU for joining with us to support Room to Read!
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Room to Read India
Room to Read has already built over 3,000 libraries throughout India.
|Girls' Education Participants
results updated quarterly