In celebration of International Literacy Day, we've launched "Profiles of Empowerment" – inspiring close-ups of the impact of literacy.Gyan Maya's Story
Vishnu suffered from very low self-confidence until he found his voice through books.Vishnu Sharma's Story
Still in the wake of April's deadly earthquakes, Nepal is now undergoing monsoon season.Find Out More
We’re proud to announce that READ Global has opened three new READ Centers in India and Bhutan!Find Out More
Launch a fundraiser to help our partner communities rebuild through READ's Nepal Earthquake Fund.Start a Fundraiser
We are a non-profit organization working in rural Asia to build community library and resource centers (READ Centers) and launch small businesses. Our Centers offer programs in education, economic empowerment, technology, and women's empowerment. Learn more.
2015 is officially National Reading Year in Bhutan! Read this great guest post by Bhutanese blogger Passu, who joined with READ to open a library in his home village of Yangthang. Read the blog post.
In Nepal, 4 out of 10 pregnant women will never visit a doctor. 1 in 200 will die in childbirth. Our Jhuwani Community Library and Resource Center launched a prenatal health program using a mobile app called amakomaya.com to help save the lives of mothers and their babies. Read more.