Read Foundation

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READ Foundation
Logo of Rural Education and Development Foundation.jpg
Logo of READ Foundation
MottoHelping society through quality-oriented, value-based and purposeful education and capacity building
TypeNonprofit organization
PurposeTo address the dire need for education and literacy in Pakistan
HeadquartersIslamabad, Pakistan
Region served
Azad Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
WebsiteOfficial Website, UK Website

The Rural Education and Development (READ) Foundation is a non-profit educational network in rural Pakistan. The READ Foundation runs a network of 344 schools in eight districts of Pakistan including Murree, Gilgit-Baltistan and the outskirts of Islamabad/Rawalpindi. It has 4,800 teachers and serves 92,000 children including 8,500 orphans.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Home -READ".
  2. ^ Rebuilding lives by Hassan Choudary The Express Tribune with the International Herald Tribune July 18th, 2010 Accessed July 27, 2010