can fill a bookshelf with 25 beautiful and engaging children’s books written in local languages by local authors and illustrators.


teaches a child to read and write for an entire year.


can support a girl’s education for an entire year, including life skills training, one-on-one mentoring, parent and community engagement, transportation, school supplies and uniforms.


can train a librarian to effectively manage a library and inspire an entire school of children to love to read.

Do More: Give Monthly

Making a monthly commitment with Room to Read will help us transform thousands of more communities. Just $25/month supports a girl for an entire year on our Girls’ Education Program.

Help us break the cycle of poverty in a single generation.

Potential is evenly distributed but opportunity is not. Let’s change that.



Room to Read is a tax-exempt organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. Donations to Room to Read are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law, and no goods or services have been or will be exchanged in consideration of this gift. Our tax ID number is 91-2003533.