Tag Archives: Room To Read

Why don’t we just translate existing children’s books?
Apparently it is not common to have children’s books in your own language. That was my biggest revelation of...
Selfie time
It turned out that the best icebreaker for shy children who meet new people is saying “selfie”! When we...
Actor + dancer + forerunner = Teacher
Day three. We were motivated as we headed to the next school. What would the children show us today?...
The spirit of togetherness
It’s the last evening of the IWitness trip in Indonesia in late October 2018. Days full of activities are...
L like literacy; L like progress in life
A new day in Surabaya. Some of us couldn’t sleep last night, some woke up even before sunset. There...
Bright shining stars
When I was selected as an IWitness ambassador to represent my store, IKEA Delft in the Netherlands, I remember...
Creating a better life – page by page
“Parents reading to their kids is not our habit,” explained Sabrina, ProVisi Education Programme Co-ordinator upon meeting us. Our...
Diving into a child’s world
There is no better feeling than being a child again, even for a moment… To look into the future...
Children discover the magic of reading in Indonesia
Our next group of IWitness Global Citizens is travelling to Surabaya to visit the incredible projects we fund. Cicely...