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This little girl loves to read "Chimpu Ra Ghadi" in Nepali. Show us your #favoritebook -- w/ a photo!

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Check out Room to Read on the big screen in Times Square right before rang the #NASDAQ closing bell:

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From #Zambia: Photo from June 16th "Day of the African Child." Room to Read Zambia organized the community event with five local schools and the Deputy Minister of Sport, Youth and Child Development attended.

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Pic just in from #Vietnam from this week's Girls' Education life skills camp in Can Gio. For the first time, parents joined in the activities for some good bonding and learning.

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12th graders in Kampong Cham, Cambodia, including Room to Read Girls' Education program scholars, attended a college fair on May 28 to learn more about higher education options. Here some of them pick up university brochures, and it's just one example of how our program staff is making sure girls are aware of their post-secondary opportunities.

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Room to Read made it to Mt. #Everest! Congrats to Rob Hart, our supporter from #Singapore who summited with flag in hand & raised money for our programs in #SouthAfrica.

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Our Cambodian Country Director, Kall Kann, visits John Eliot School in Needham, MA. The talk? Books, literacy and a summer read-a-thon to fund a RtR library. Photographer: Robert Rosen

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Our San Francisco office celebrates #SouthAfrica Freedom Day. Staff cooked some freedom treats like pap, bobotie and malva pudding. Yum!

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This might be one of the cutest photos ever! Little boy in one of our #libraries in #India dressed up as Gandhi for school drama activity.

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Thank you to all who attended our annual Chapter Leadership Conference! Over 50 chapter leaders from 9 countries, incl. 20 US cities. AMAZING.

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We had a very special guest last night at our annual Chapter "Zackie" Awards -- Zak the Yak...who came all the way from #Nepal! Congrats to all our winning chapters: , , , , , , , , Austin & Calgary!

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The Reading Festival is an event our team puts on in #Bangladesh on International Mother Language Day where children play reading-based games. The newspaper headlines called yesterday's event with and the Bengal Tigers "A Day to Remember" #cwc2011

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"These Tigers are not from the jungle!" exclaimed our Country Director from #Bangladesh during yesterday's Reading Festival in Dhaka with members of Bangladesh's National Cricket Team, the Bengal Tigers. #cwc2011

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Fun Friday at the Room to Read San Francisco office: Our American staff gets a lesson in #cricket so we can follow the ICC Cricket World Cup and cheer for sixes! #cwc2011

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Photo in from #Zambia from our Girls' Education program. This is 9th grader Iness (in yellow). The school year just started in Zambia and Iness was returning to school - her friends were excited to see her back!

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Want to learn how to say dog in Chinyanja? Just in from #Zambia, in this classroom children are learning beginner words and how to read in the Chinyanja language (one of Zambia's official languages).

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Our Local Language Publishing team in #Nepal - Willi, Sarah and Pawan at a rural primary #school in Dhading. The 1-story building is perched on the mountain side and has less than 10 rooms. Our team watched the kids read #books and the teachers used our #literacy materials that were produced in collaboration with our Local Language Publishing program.

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