Nepal has suffered 2 severe earthquakes. READ Centers are providing disaster relief and helping rural communities rebuild.Support our Relief and Rebuilding Efforts
READ Centers in Nepal are organizing blood drives, distributing food, water, medicine, and tarp tents for shelter to earthquake victims.Earthquake: read updates from the field
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READ Centers provide education and economic opportunities to more than 2 million rural villagers. Learn how.Learn more about READ Centers
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.
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.
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.