READ Global Blog - The Library Log: On Proverty and Education in Rural Asia

International Peace Day


Happy International Peace Day!

In all three countries that READ Global works in, peacebuilding has footprints in many forms – such as a vibrant vision for Peace, Prosperity, and Happiness in Bhutan, enacting a comprehensive peace agreement ending internal conflict in Nepal, or transformation to becoming a leader in peacebuilding in India.


Published: Thursday, 10 September 2015

ILD activities


With International Literacy Day coming and going earlier this week (be sure to check out our inspiring Profiles of Empowerment if you haven't already), we’re so proud of our READ Centers’ celebratory activities and the impact they made in their communities. Without a doubt, this was READ’s most successful Literacy Day yet!


Published: Monday, 31 August 2015

Children


"You must read about everything around you – not just subjects that interest you. You must learn about current events, history, science, culture and people around the world- the pursuit of knowledge must be lifelong." – His Majesty the Fifth Druk Gyalpo


Published: Thursday, 27 August 2015

Ambassador hands over check


Embarking in a new partnership that will inspire economic prosperity for generations to come, READ Bhutan is the proud recipient of a generous grant from the Australian government’s Direct Aid program.


Published: Tuesday, 04 August 2015

Man sits by cracked home


The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25th killed over 8,500 people, injured more than 23,000, and devastated countless poverty-stricken villages. An aftershock earthquake followed only two weeks later.