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Show and Tell: Room to Read Nepal Celebrates International Literacy Day

September 06, 2013

Literacy Asia Nepal

This post is part of the ongoing series, Show and Tell, where we bring you photos and stories collected by Room to Read team members on the road. 

This week, Room to Read staff, schools and friends across Nepal gathered to celebrate National Library day and International Literacy Day. Our team captured a few photos of all the festivities, and we are excited to share them with you on our blog. Check out the various celebrations below and let us know how you are celebrating International Literacy Day!


In Kathmandu, one of our partner organizations held a Book Fair attended by 44 local schools:



In Pythan, a reading rally was the most popular attraction of the day: 


Further south, in Nawalparasi, our team converted a truck into a mobile library: