Rural Education And Development India

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Original Title : Rural Education And Development India
State: New Delhi
Contact Person: Geeta Malhotra
Email Id: geeta.malhotra16@gmail.com
Mobile /Telephone: 9818193575
Website: www.readglobal.org


Description:

Rural Education And Development (READ) empowers rural communities using a replicable model for sustainable education, economic and community development that pairs non-profit libraries with for profit ventures. Its website, www.readglobal.org/our-work/readindia, helps spread information about its work and seek donations.

Its activities include setting up Community Libraries and Resource Centers (CLRC), creating sustainable enterprises at each center for CLRC sustenance, conducting need based trainings for development of education, enterprise and overall community empowerment, providing market linkages to the products manufactured under sustainability programs like – apparel based, food based, handicraft based.

Each CLRC or READ Center maintains a (1) Library section with books, newspapers and magazines (2) Computer Section with Internet (where available) and computer skills classes (3) Early Childhood Development Section that includes



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