Listening to Data that Matters

Tracking our progress and monitoring each individual project has been an essential part of our DNA since the very beginning of Room to Read. We are committed to putting data at the heart of an evidenced-based program design and holding ourselves accountable not just to our investors but to the children we serve across Asia and Africa who deserve the chance to become literate adults.

We focus on the data that matters. Measuring life skills or reading habits is not as straightforward as counting books and libraries. We assess progress in a large number of project schools and compare it to progress in comparable government schools. Room to Read is committed to tackling comparative assessments in order to receive honest and objective feedback about how we are doing and ways we can improve the quality and effectiveness of our programs.