Pakistan Literacy Project

Establish “Model School Libraries” in Punjab and disseminate leveled children’s books across Pakistan to promote and develop reading habits in primary school children

About the Project

Pakistan Literacy Project (PLP) is working to improve a child’s literacy and book reading habits in Pakistan by donating libraries and distributing internationally adapted storybooks in local languages to schools in partnership with Room to Read (RtR) and in collaboration with the School Education Department (SED), Punjab. Children can access an awesome school library that is filled with interesting and full of excitement children’s books with a focus to promote a lifelong love of reading which will spark their imagination beyond measure.
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How We Do It?

At the Pakistan Literacy Project (PLP), there is a dedicated team of 12 professionals from schools to district, provincial and national levels. They work closely with the local government schools, students, communities, teachers, headteachers, cluster assistant education officers (AEOs), Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) at the district level. Institutional policy collaboration is ensured with provincial governments and the Ministry of Federal Education & Professional Training. 


At PLP the Governance /decision making and formal selection of Schools for model libraries, book selection and adaptation has been led by the Project Steering Committee (PSC) established by SED, Punjab and Books Adaptation Review committee by SELD in Sindh.

-Letter of Understanding Sindh Education Literacy Department (SELD) 

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The project is closely guided by the technical support of Room to Read experts

RTR 28 Adapted Books



Model Libraries
in Lahore and Bahawalpur Districts(Punjab)
Adaptation of Books in Urdu, Sindhi, Pashto and Darri
Adaptation in Balochi under discussion
Equipping each library with
Books, Furniture and infrastructure
Building Capacity of
PERSONNEL (district/provincial) in managing active libraries for literacy.

MOUs with 24 Selected Govt. Schools

Need help? Call our support team at (+92) (42) 35711107-9

Established and supporting model libraries with more than 600 titles in 24 Government Primary Schools in Lahore and Bahawalpur districts of Punjab.

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