Neil Raymond, CEO at Pacific Prime, attended Room to Read’s 10th Annual Charity Gala on March 6th, where he announced that the company had agreed to build a 5th school with Room to Read.
This new school continues a long-standing relationship with the charity, one that Pacific Prime hopes will continue for years to come. At the event, Raymond met with Katie Couric and John Wood (supporter and founder, respectively) to officially announce the next school which will be built in Sri Lanka.
About Room to Read
Room to Read is a global organization seeking to transform the lives of millions of children in Asia and Africa by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education. Founded on the belief that ‘World Change Starts with Educated Children’, Room to Read works in collaboration with local communities, partner organizations and governments to develop literacy skills and a habit of reading among primary school children and to ensure girls have the skills and support needed to complete their secondary education. Since 2000, Room to Read has impacted the lives of nearly nine million children and aims to reach 10 million children by 2015. Learn more at www.roomtoread.org.
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