PrathamBooks_Main_0What: Pratham USA Readathon 2013

Where: Start online and then read in your family room, at the park, at a beach, wherever you want!

When:  May 15th to October 31st  — you can join at any time between these dates

Why: Because YOU have the power to change a child’s life by reading books, right here and right now.  Just $25 helps educate a child in India through Pratham programs for an entire year!

How: Create your fundraising Webpage, contact sponsors, read books, raise money, help less fortunate kids in India learn to read.

Get Started as a Reader

  • Get your parents’ permission to participate in the Readathon.
  • Find out what Pratham does, click here.
  • Create your webpage at SeeYourImpact. For instructions, click here.
  • Ask your parents for help to contact sponsors (family members, friends, neighbors, teachers etc.) Let them know how many books you plan to read.
  • Read lots of books! And remind your sponsors to support your efforts.
  • Thank your sponsors for their support!
  • See how many less fortunate children in India you were able to help with your reading!

High School Students: Interested in doing worthwhile community service and having a great essay for your college application? Then consider volunteering as a Readathon Coordinator.

Get Started as a Readathon Coordinator

  • Learn about the Readathon Coordinator role click here.
  • Review the Getting Started guide for Readathon Coordinators click here.

Need Help?

Please contact Pratham Readathon 2013 National Co-chairs, Vineeta Salvi or Divya Walia at [email protected] or [email protected]  if you have questions about the Readathon, Pratham, or other ways to get involved.

Please email Pratham-SYI Support/Liaison, Laura Templeton at [email protected] if you need help or have questions about setting up your page at SeeYourImpact.