Beer for Books is Back!

9 May

beer for books may 13Looking for an excuse to have a drink on a Tuesday night? How about a $10 donation to Room to Read for every drink that you buy? Sound good? That’s what Beer for Books is all about. And this monthly fundraising event is back on 14 May at the Varga Lounge.

This is a great opportunity to get your friends together, learn a bit more about Room to Read and speak to some of their volunteers about how you can get more involved.

Date: 14 May 2013

Time: 7-10pm

Location: Varga Lounge, 36 Staunton Street, Soho

Raise a glass to gender equality and literacy through education.

Room to Read logoAbout the charity: Room to Read envisions a world in which all children can pursue a quality education, reach their full potential and contribute to their community and the world.

To achieve this goal, Room to Read focuses on two areas where they believe Room to Read can have the greatest impact: literacy and gender equality in education. Room to Read works in collaboration with communities and local governments across Asia and Africa to develop literacy skills and a habit of reading among primary school children, and support girls to complete secondary school with the life skills they’ll need Room to Readto succeed in school and beyond by building and stocking libraries, building bright ventilated classrooms, publishing books in the local language, training educators and providing one-on-one support to teachers, and supporting girls to stay in school by providing material support—such as school fees, clean uniforms or transportation, in addition to mentoring and life skills training to help girls succeed in the classroom and beyond.

For more information please visit their website.

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