Beer for Books July Edition

4 Jul

b4b july 13Join Room to Read’s Hong Kong Chapter this month at Rúla Búla, who have kindly agreed to donate 10 HKD for each drink purchased to Room to Read’s Local Language Book Publishing Programme.

If you are looking for an excuse to have a drink on a hot summer Tuesday night, here’s your chance to hang out with some cool people and help lift kids out of poverty through literacy.

Plus 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: 9 July 2013

Time: 7-10pm

Location: Rúla Búla, 58-62 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong

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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