Commitment to Action

Scaling Success: 10,000 Bi-Lingual Libraries by 2010

Commitment by

Room To Read

In 2007, Room to Read committed to expand their Reading Room (library) program to establish 5,000 additional libraries in Africa and Asia by 2010, bringing their total to 10,000 libraries worldwide. They will self-publish over 3.5 million children's books in local languages. They will also expanding their geographic reach to twelve countries by 2010.

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Commitment

Scaling Success: 10,000 Bi-Lingual Libraries by 2010

Launched

2007

Est. Duration

3 Years

Estimated Total Value

$60,000,000

Region

Asia

Countries

BANGLADESH, CAMBODIA, INDIA, Laos, NEPAL, SOUTH AFRICA, SRI LANKA, Vietnam, ZAMBIA

Commitment by

Room To Read

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

The Futura Trust, The Goldman Sachs Foundation, Scholastic Inc.