Room to Read Peer to Peer

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Raise money for education.
Change the world.

Over 750 million people are illiterate and two thirds are women and girls. You have the power to change that.

It all starts with an idea. Our supporters have dedicated birthdays and weddings, climbed mountains, sold lemonade and more, all in the name of education.

It’s easier than you think to make an impact

Step 1

Clip art of gear and pencil

Create and personalize your fundraising page in minutes. Set a goal, choose a photo and add your story.

Step 2

Clip art of megaphone and quote bubbles

Share your fundraiser with your community and start collecting donations. You might be surprised by just how generous people can be.

Step 3

Clip art of superhero on top of a mountain

Reach your goal and know that you are transforming children’s futures!

Need a little inspiration?

You can turn anything into a fundraiser. Here’s how others have raised money to support education.

A couple sits together at a music festival

Maya & Vivek

In lieu of wedding gifts, Maya and Vivek asked their guests to give the gift of education, keeping nearly 100 girls in India in school.

A group of road-bikers


Marie dropped her laptop for a day and hopped on a bike with fellow Techbikers. A mere 960km later they raised £62,000 for global literacy!

A group of four people standing around a rickshaw

The Reading Rickshaws

Renée, Gabe, Thuy and Vatsal did the unthinkable and drove motorized rickshaws across India, fueling over $13,000 for students in Asia and Africa!

Your fundraiser will transform children’s lives

Photo of smiling school girl

$300 can keep a girl in school for one year

Photo of group of smiling school boys holding up books in a library

$2,500 can teach 50 children to read and write for one year

Photo of smiling school girl reading a book in a library

$7,000 can provide a library full of local language books

Top Individuals
Bonnie's Big Idea
Amount Raised $1,172,565.00
Goldman Sachs Team's Tokyo Marathon Challenge
Amount Raised $231,405.73
Yusuf Alireza
Amount Raised $127,965.00
Cat Jones
Amount Raised $82,801.00
Garbiñe Muguruza
Amount Raised $72,443.00
Bain Capital’s Tokyo Marathon Challenge
Amount Raised $71,613.41
Top Teams
Publishing with a Purpose
Raised $518,950.00
Akash's Libraries
Raised $231,252.00
Jacqueline McKinley's Team
Raised $33,560.00
H’Hen Niê
Raised $25,885.00
Amazing Trekkers for Girl Education
Raised $19,258.95
Oui Do Good
Raised $16,280.00