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Reading aloud with children helps them begin to love reading. Children will learn skills that help them succeed in school, develop to their fullest potential, and engage with their communities in ways that help us all.

 

The Asia Foundation works with talented local authors, illustrators, and book creating organizations. Together we have created more than 100 new books for children in Indonesia.

 

To celebrate, we are challenging adults in Indonesia to read 200,000 books with children before National Children's Day on July 23rd.

THREE WAYS TO JOIN THE CHALLENGE

1.

PLEDGE TO READ WITH A CHILD

2.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR A CELEBRITY READATHON

National Children's Day

July 23rd | Noon - Midnight

3.

Use #letsreadaloud on social media to tell us why you or your children love reading

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READ ALOUD RESOURCES

More than 100 free digital books for children in Bahasa Indonesian, Minangkabau, Javanese, and English