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May

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Today is a day of happiness

Today is a day of happiness

Louise Phillips, our Marketing and Communications Manager, posts a farewell blog after her launch of our new website. My final week at READ International ended in the same way that my time with READ started; in a whirlwind! I feel so lucky to be continuing on my quest having added to my toolkit of skills […]

21
May

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Calling all corporates!

Calling all corporates!

A call to action from Hannah Mitchell, our CEO. READ International has long established and successful relationships with a number of corporate partners including KPMG, British Airways, Big Yellow Self Storage, Quintain, Hogan Lovells, Usborne, the BG Group and Teneo. Our corporates donate a total of £98,000 worth of services each year. Their support is […]

18
May

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A celebration of our work this year

Last night was a night for celebration amongst READ International staff, volunteers and supporters. Generously treated to a roof terrace conference-style function room by our partner Hogan Lovells, we relished the opportunity to see how the other half live! To honour the occasion our resident fashion guru, Barbra, insisted that we take the chance to […]

15
May

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Founders On the Up

Founders On the Up

On the Up is a project set up by READ co-founders – Nikki & Rob Wilson. In 2011 they travelled 8000 miles from Cape Town to Cairo visiting inspirational social entrepreneurs transforming Africa. Now back in the UK they are on a mission to share the stories of the people they met and inspire others […]

09
May

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156,649 books shipped to Tanzania!

156,649 books shipped to Tanzania!

Today we waved off our final shipping container full of good quality and highly relevant educational resources destined for the shores of East Africa! Thats 156,649 books going to the schools that need them most across Tanzania. .  

05
May

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Insights from an intern at READ HQ

Insights from an intern at READ HQ

Working with READ has been full of fun, laughter, hard work, inspiration and a BIG YELLOW sorting, boxing and container loading experience! READ International intern Tim provides some insight on being an intern at READ HQ. I arrived back from Tanzania in the summer of 2011 with a great desire to provide educational resources to […]