170,000+ books in Urdu, Pashto, Dari and Sindhi have been distributed to government schools and NGOs schools across different areas in Sindh, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan and Gilgit Baltistan.
Pakistan Literacy project (PLP) along with Room to Read (RtR) provides extensive series of workshops on Library Period and Library Management to their partner schools. In order to support and encourage principals and teachers to conduct reading activities to enhance reading habit among children, the PLP team has started a 1 day orientation session to public and private schools on Library Period and Library Management.
The first series of workshop was conducted in Rahim Yar Khan, Bahawalpur and Rajanpur by the Bahawalpur District team after the distribution of the adapted books in 70 government schools in each district. In these sessions the District Education Authorities also participated.
PLP has established child-friendly Library rooms in 24 primary schools (12 in Bahawalpur and 12 in Lahore) and the establishment of classroom library corners in 10 more schools (05 in Bahawalpur and 05 in Lahore).