A good deed by Goldman Sachs

Room to Read, a not-for-profit organisation will receive a million dollar (Rs. 4.4 crore) grant from investment bank Goldman Sachs Group to fund about 450 libraries in India, which will be set up in existing schools, community centres and other places.

Room to Read's mission is to provide underprivileged children with an opportunity to gain the lifelong gift of education. The organisation is headed by former Microsoft executive, John Wood. Recipient of the Fast Company/Monitor Group Social Capitalist Awards, Room to Read have found a better way to do good: They're using the disciplines of the corporate world to tackle daunting social problems.

Take a look at their India story and decide for yourself:Room_to_Read1.gif



If you want to know more about their Indian Chapter, click : here


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