Share A Book, Make A Child Read #WATWB @ShareABookIndia


We Are The World Blogfest – In Darkness, Be Light.

I have shared about books here and now I share about donating books for a change.

A few youths have been inspired and are working to make India read. They are not just donating books but are teaching kids to read as well. Read about their selfless journey here.

‘Share A Book India Association’ (SABIA), an independent NGO, is using social media to exchange books. These books are then given to underprivileged children by a team of young volunteers.

“We do not just donate books but also make sure that children who are getting these can read,” says Srishti Parihar, Director & Co-founder, SABIA. “To develop children’s interest in reading, we invite them to participate in activities and in creating study material,” Parihar adds.


Let’s come together to take those with lesser means on a journey to the world of books. Let’s unite to make a BOOK in the hand of every CHILD a reality. #PadhegaIndia tabhi #BadhegaIndia 📚 #ShareABookIndia #DonateBooks

With more than 60 volunteers, they design programmes and workshops which focus majorly on comprehension skills and learning abilities.

Read more about SABIA here.

Twitter – @ShareaBookIndia


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  1. hilarymb

    Hi Indy – an essential in life … I recently gave a local elementary school an opportunity for them to choose some books for their school – they brought the children in to select … and as you mention it’s always helpful to have someone with them to read as they start off … cheers Hilary

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