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Literacy--Fundamental of the World

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Literacy--Fundamental of the World

  1. 1. Literacy—The Fundamental of the World <ul><li>A PRESENTATION </li></ul>
  2. 2. John Wood—Founder of Room to Read <ul><li>Used to be a staff in Microsoft and was well-paid by the company as a Senior Executive Officer </li></ul><ul><li>Was born in January 1964, in Hartford, Connecticut. </li></ul><ul><li>Attended the University of Colorado and was graduated with the bachelor degree from the university. </li></ul><ul><li>He furthered his studies in Kellogg Graduate School of Management and obtained master in Business Administration. </li></ul>
  3. 3. John Wood— The Founder <ul><li>Used to be a staff in Microsoft and was well-paid by the company. </li></ul><ul><li>Was inspired to establish the organization when he was trekking in Nepal. </li></ul><ul><li>He was amazed by the warmth and enthusiasm of the less fortunate teachers and students. </li></ul><ul><li>Decided to set up Room to Read for the benefits of the students in the impoverished countries. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Room to Read—Providing every kids with a chance to study <ul><li>Was founded by John Wood in 2000. </li></ul><ul><li>Aim to provide books and opportunities for children to study and widen their knowledge. </li></ul><ul><li>Main objective is to achieve universal education for everyone. </li></ul><ul><li>To transform the life of the children and for the betterment of the world. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Impact of Room to Read <ul><li>Room to Read created a network of over 3,000 schools and libraries in rural communities in Asia and Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>They developed many programmes such as Reading Room, School Room and Local Language Publishing as well as Girl’s Education. Benefiting the local children communities. </li></ul><ul><li>Further enhanced the communities, by hiring local staff. Reducing the number of unemployment significantly. </li></ul>
  6. 6. There is nothing with which every man is so afraid as getting to know how enormously much he is capable of doing and becoming. <ul><li>John Wood, </li></ul>
  7. 7. References and Acknowledgements: <ul><li>http://www.roomtoread.org/page.aspx?pid=209 </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Wood_(Room_to_Read ) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.designshare.com/index.php/articles/room-to-read-interview </li></ul><ul><li>Literacy—Fundamental of the world. Done by, 82 nd Coy’s, </li></ul><ul><li>CPL Arief. N. Wibisono </li></ul><ul><li>CPL Ang Wen Yao, Ryan </li></ul><ul><li>CPL Ng Yeh Kai </li></ul>

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