Room To Read.
Our Vision Room to Read believes that World Change Starts with Educated Children. We envision a world in which all children can pursue a quality education that enables them to reach their full potential and contribute to their community and the world. Our Mission Room to Read seeks to transform the lives of millions of children in developing countries by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education. Working in collaboration with local communities, partner organisations and governments, we develop literacy skills and a habit of reading among primary school children, and support girls to complete secondary school with the relevant life skills to succeed in school and beyond.

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TechBikers Paris to London

Eze Vidra, julien petit, Jinder Sidhu, Emily Brooke, Drummond Gilbert, Christine Gioia, Barry Furby, Alyssa Crankshaw, Abraham Choi, Lea Bauer, Marc Lee, Bindi Karia, Ben Andrews, Javier Galan, Daniel Morgan, Andrew Gildfind, Janna Bastow, Thomas Alterman, Tak Lo, Michael Wilcox, Martin Mignot, Steve Murphy, Robert Fitzpatrick, Benjamin Davies, Laura Scott, Ben Rometsch, Martin Mignot, Loic Dumas, Adi Ben-Ari, Dustin Laverick, Alex Hoye, Matthew Cynamon, Matthew Evans, Benjamin Southworth, Pru Ashby, Edward Woodcock, Andy Young, James Mayes, Mark Jennings, Michael Willmott, Gerry Newton,

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On September 21-23, 40 brave TechBikers (Entreprneneurs, Vcs, techies, etc) will be riding 300km from Paris to London to support children's education and literacy by raising money for an amazing charity, Room to Read. If every child received education, 171 million people would be lifted out of poverty. 

Our goal is to raise £20,000, to build a library for children in Nepal, stocked with books and staffed with a librarian. It will be dedicated from the London tech startup community and make a difference in the life of thousands of children.

Room to Read is an award-winning non-profit organization with its headquarters in San Francisco, California. Founded on the belief that World Change Starts With Educated Children, the organization focuses on improving literacy and gender equality in education in the developing world. Working in collaboration with local communities, partner organizations and governments, Room to Read develops literacy skills and a habit of reading among primary school children, and supports girls to complete secondary school with the relevant life skills to succeed in school and beyond.

We hope you can sponsor us to create a library in the developing world. All donations will be quickly processed and passed to charities. Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on a charity's behalf where the donor is eligible for this. We really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donations.

Thank you for your support!

Visit for more information about our ride and charity.

Thanks also to our wonderful sponsors, without whom all this would not be possible..

Recent donors

01.11.12 Well done on finishing Jind (and team). You should be very proud of your achievement!

17.10.12 via James, from the Porters...


09.10.12 Cash collection from a straggling supporter.. thanks Kilb!

09.10.12 better late than never... Hope it went welll

08.10.12 From my neighbours the Rodemarks! Much appreciated.

06.10.12 Better late than never. Well done, very proud of you, and that you're my friend, as always. Love. Miss. Kiss x

06.10.12 Awesome work guys!

04.10.12 Well done Javier - great job!

04.10.12 Nice one! I might join you next year!

04.10.12 Congratulations Ben, sorry the final day was such a washout but glad the rest went so well x

03.10.12 Well done Ben A

02.10.12 Well done! Hope you are not too sore

02.10.12 Congrats Christine on all the huffing and puffing, Tom I'm sure with your bike it was easy

02.10.12 Sorry to single out Mark Jennings in the sponsorship but he is "my pal" - you all did a GREAT job!

02.10.12 Well done to Mark Jennings and the team, a tremendous effort for a fantastic cause

01.10.12 Brilliant well done benny, very proud

30.09.12 Way to go Mark... hope you had fun too :)

29.09.12 Enjoy the ride.

29.09.12 Congratulations to Michael and the techbikers. What a wonderful achievement. All my love - Grandma xx

28.09.12 You guys have done so well. xx

28.09.12 Nice work everyone! Hope your legs have recovered by now. Well done for smashing your target!

28.09.12 Mark, Everyone at the logo workshop are so proud of what you have achieved and you should be too.

28.09.12 Super jealous, sounded like amazing fun!

28.09.12 Well done - great cycling!


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Neil N
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