Want to launch your own READ project? Set-up a personal fundraising page to help READ alleviate poverty, improve literacy rates and empower women in rural South Asia, and we'll connect you to a community that needs it the most. We'll keep you up to date on how your efforts are helping rural villagers work towards a brighter future. All it takes is two easy steps:

1Set your goal. Choose from one of the options below, or click here to create a custom fundraiser. You choose the scale, you choose the impact. If you're interested in helping establish an entire READ Center, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn about upcoming projects that need funding.

2Launch your fundraising campaign. We use a simple, easy-to-use fundraising platform that will take you through the steps of launching your campaign one at a time. Just click on one of the buttons below to get started.

Nepali Women Reading

Women's Empowerment

$5,000 establishes a dedicated space for women and girls in a READ Center - providing a safe place to gather and learn. This allows women to take training in leadership, legal rights, and health, and a place to form savings cooperatives.

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Children Reading


$2,500 funds educational programs and literacy training for 100 villagers. Help villagers learn to read, learn about legal rights, health issues or the environment, and in turn create better options for future generations to come.

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Farmers with Tractor

Economic Empowerment

$1,000 provides seed-funding for a sustaining enterprise at a READ Center. Enterprises range from tractor rentals and sewing centers, to dairy cooperatives and radio stations. Each provides local jobs and generates income for the Center in the long run.

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Woman Radio DJ


$500 gives rural villagers free access to a computer and the Internet. Help bridge the digital divide by providing villagers with IT trainings at a READ Center. This will help them gain marketable job skills in an increasingly digital world.

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Want to learn more? Need more help? See a live example here, learn about past fundraisers for inspiration, and Look through our online fundraising toolkit.