A portion of proceeds from each parasols sale will go towards helping children in the developing world gain the lifelong gift of education through Room to Read.

Room to Read was founded on the belief that education is the key to breaking the cycle of poverty. through partnerships with local communities throughout the developing world Room to Read provides educational opportunities by establishing libraries, schools and other educational infrastructures. they seek to intervene early in the lives of children in the belief that education empowers people to improve socioeconomic conditions for their families, communities, countries and future generations. through the opportunities that only education can provide they strive to break the cycle of poverty, one child at a time. since it's inception in 2000, Room to Read has impacted the lives of over 1.7 million children.

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