At READ Foundation - we focus on Education. Education has an immense impact on human society and is the only true long term strategy to overcoming poverty bringing about sustainable change.
An education enables people to make well-informed decisions, pursue interests and gain an insight into different people and situations. Education informs the establishment of a moral code and a sense of responsibility; children not only learn literacy and numeracy but social and essential life skills. It helps individuals decide between right and wrong, access their rights and gives them aspirations to improve their personal, social and community circumstances.
This is also why one of the key Millenium Development Goals is to:
Please browse through our pages of work and contribute to this effort. We have schemes supporting children in education and programmes for enhancing schools. You can even contribute towards building a school of your own. READ is also part of a large network of partners striving to achieve the same goals, thus adding value wherever possible to even the smallest contribution.
School buildings make all the difference in the education of a child - you can build a legacy through building a school - MORE.
Improve the environment a child studies in and you enhance the education they receive too - MORE.
For as little as £10 a month you can support an child's education - MORE.