THE GIFT OF LITERACY
DONATE YOUR BOOKS TO:
Locally: Hospice, Libraries, Hospitals
Globally: BetterWorldBooks.com who in turn donate to:
Books for Africa, Invisible Children, Room to Read & World Fund, etc.
DONATE THE GIFT OF LITERACY:
Campaign for Female Education. “When you educate a girl in Africa, everything changes. She’ll be three times less likely to get HIV/AIDS, earn 25% more income and have a smaller, healthier family.”
Developments in Literacy. Educates and empowers underprivileged students, especially girls in Pakistan.
Room to Read. “Seeks to transform the lives of millions of children in developing countries by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education. Establish libraries, build schools, publish local language reading materials. Work in Cambodia, India, Laos, Nepal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Zambia.
Plan. Join Plan’s ‘Because I am a Girl’ campaign to promote girls’ right to a safe childhood, a complete education and a healthy family in developing countries around the world. “Across the world, girls face the double discrimination of their gender and age, leaving them suffering at the bottom of the social ladder. Girls are denied access to health services and education, and also face extremely high levels of violence, abuse and harassment.”
Book Clubs for Literacy. Mobilizing book clubs to sponsor literacy projects globally.
DONATE TO BUILD LIBRARIES
Read Global – Rural Education & Development. Sets up libraries in villages using a micro-funding approach to financially sustain each library. Work in Nepal, India and Bhutan.