IT IS TIME – for this month’s RtR HK Beers for Books!

7 Jun

Need a good reason to imbibe? You’ve got it! 1 drink purchased = 1 book printed via Room to Read‘s Local Language Publishing Program in Vietnam, their country of focus for the month of June.
Beer for Books June
This month’s event is made possible by ARMANI / aqua‘s generous donation of HK$10 to Room to Read for every drink purchased!

Join the Room to Read Hong Kong Chapter on Tuesday to learn about their work in Vietnam and how you can create positive change while enjoying fantastic company and drinks, and enter the raffle for a chance to win a Salt Discovery Dinner!

Date: Tuesday June 10th

Time: 7 – 10pm

Location: ARMANI / aqua, 2/F Chater House, Central

*Beers For Books is held every second Tuesday of each month at various locations around HK.

Room-to-Read-photo-2About 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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