Archive for the ‘economic empowerment’ Category

How Do We Keep Our READ Centers Sustainable?

As a new READ Center launches in Bhutan, adding to the 2.1 million total rural villagers served by our centers, you may be thinking – that sounds great, but just […]

Generous Grant from Australia To Fund New Training Programs

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 […]

READ Nepal: Bringing healthy foods to market

This is the second of a four-part guest blogger series from MBAs Without Borders‘ Kathryn Svobodny on her 5-month advisory experience with READ Global. Click here to read the first […]

To rise out of poverty Asian women head to the library

This article was featured in The Christian Science Monitor, and originally appeared at Global Envision, a blog published by Mercy Corps. “Being born a girl is worthless,” said Chuna Devi, […]

10 ways to empower women

1  Create a safe space: Women in South Asia often have nowhere to gather with other women and talk about issues like gender equity, women’s rights, or health. READ Centers […]

Reaching out to Rural Entrepreneurs

This is the first of a four-part guest blogger series from MBAs Without Borders‘ Kathryn Svobodny on her 5-month advisory experience with READ Global. Imagine that you are an entrepreneur […]

Meet Barsa – “The Library has Become my Hands”

Barsa Silwal is a 39-year-old widowed mother of two from Chitwan, Nepal. When her husband passed away, she struggled to provide food and shelter for her son and daughter. Her […]

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