READ (Rural Education and Development) Global
Target demographics: Low-income rural communities in South Asia
Geographic areas served: Rural South Asia (Bhutan, India and Nepal)
READ partners with communities in rural Asia to create vibrant places to live and thrive. Our proven and replicable model focuses on Community Library and Resource Centers as a vehicle for social and economic transformation. Combining education, enterprise and community development, READ collaborates with rural communities to build these centers and seed for-profit enterprises to ensure long-term maintenance and success.