My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Room To Read, San Francisco, CA, USA
I invested in the building of four separate libraries in Cambodia since 2010. I was attracted to Room to Read mainly due to the self help model where 15% of the funds required came from the local community giving them ownership and pride in the project - ensuring sustainability.
Education of the youth in these developing countries, in my view, gives the best bang for your buck. (Teach a man to fish)
The fact that I was able to dedicate each library to a loved one with a dedication plaque on the inside wall, was the deal closer.
I visited Cambodia in Feb 2014 with my wife and so so happy with the local Room to Read organisation I invested in another library. Amazing work by Room to Read.
Dave - Sydney, Australia
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Send each donor of a library a framed photo of the finished library so they could hang on their wall inviting their friends to also donate.
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