READ Global Wins 2013 Lipman Family Prize – Wednesday, April 14, 2013

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announced today the winner of the second annual Barry & Marie Lipman Family Prize – READ Global, an international non-profit bringing together education, enterprise, and community development through libraries that create lasting social change in rural South Asia


READ Global Selected as Lipman Family Prize Finalist – Monday, Feb 11, 2013

Last week, the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School announced the three finalists for its second annual Lipman Family Prize, and READ Global is proud to have been selected.


READ Global Receives $4.7M grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – Wednesday, Oct 26, 2011

READ Global announces a $4.7M grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to strengthen the organization’s capacity for future growth.


READ Global Commits to Empowering Women and Girls at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting - Tuesday, September 21, 2010

READ Global announces Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action to create educational and economic opportunities for women and adolescent girls in rural communities in Bhutan, India and Nepal.


READ Bhutan launched - Wednesday, November 05, 2008

READ Global signs historic agreement with Royal Education Council of Bhutan.


First READ India center opens - Thursday, May 01, 2008

Rural Education and Development (READ) Global will hold a special inauguration ceremony on June 7, 2008 in West Bengal to mark the opening of its first community resource library in India.


READ Global Receives $3M Replication Grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - Tuesday, January 01, 2008

The Andrew Carnegie of the Developing World Will Double Libraries Created.


READ Global to launch READ India in 2007 - Monday, January 01, 2007

READ Global has announced plans to replicate its successful rural development program in India by the end of 2007.


READ Nepal Is Recipient of 2006 Access to Learning Award From Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - Tuesday, August 01, 2006

READ (Rural Education and Development) Nepal, a program of Lake Tahoe, Nevada-based READ Global, has received the 2006 Access to Learning Award from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.