Saturday, June 11, 2011

Room to read

11 Room to read is investing in reading rooms in developing countries. These are school libraries to help enable children with their reading. Room to read is a very practical way that people can help complete the United Nations Millennium Development goals. Its program is around schools, libraries, publishing in local languages, and scholarships. The statistics below have been taken from their website.

Schools 1,442
Libraries 11,246
Books Published 553
Books Distributed 9.4 million
Girls' Scholarships 10,590
Children Benefited 5.1 million

New Reading Room Kids

For more information, and to see how you can help visit their website.

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