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Description:  Room to Read has built over 10,000 libraries around the world using big business practices and social networking.

Source:  CNNMoney.com – video report

Date: 07/30/2010

Link: http://money.cnn.com/video/news/2010/08/06/n_cc_room_to_read.cnnmoney/

Questions for discussion: 

  • Why is literacy a fundamental pillar of economic development?
  • How is the development of literacy skills going to help businesses profit in the future?
  • Do you believe that businesses that support John Wood’s effort are motivated by altruistic goals alone?
  • How can social networking help with fundraising?
  • How else can social networking sites help through publicizing this not-for profit global organization and effort?

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