2.3 million rural villagers have access to READ Centers.
97 READ Centers established to date.
162 for-profit enterprises launched to sustain READ Centers.
300 villages are served by 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.
Since the opening of the very first READ library in 1991, our centers have acted as the ultimate equalizer. They serve as spaces for communities to come together regardless of education level, ethnicity or caste, so they can collaborate to build more resilient communities Read more.