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How can we help women gain freedom of mobility and increased decision-making power? Read this article on READ Global's work on the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Impatient Optimists blog.
Married at age 15 and illiterate, Phirli Chaudhary of rural Nepal had three children with an alcoholic husband. Learn how she pulled her family out of poverty. Read her story.
The Mudgal family wanted their kids to learn skills to earn a living, but the only opportunities to do so were in a town two hours away by bus. They were scared to send their daughters alone. When we opened a READ Center in their village, the entire family learned new skills. Read their story.