Reading Lights the Way

Credit: Ganesh Kunder/India

Picture of the Week

“My name is Ganesh Kunder from India. I volunteer with one of the social welfare organizations that focus on helping kids get an education. My contribution may be but a drop of water in the desert…but at least it will quench the thirst of at lease one particle of sand!”

This picture and essay were submitted to the 2012 Reading Changed My Life Contest by Ganesh Kunder of India

Take a look at some of the nearly 1,000 photos and videos submitted to the Reading Changed My Life Photo and Video Contest and then get involved in helping children learn and grow.

South Asia: India


The Global Partnership for Education Secretariat is headquartered in Washington DC and has approximately 100 staff. The Secretariat provides administrative and operational support to all its partners including 65 developing...

Latest blogs

The GPE Secretariat is delighted to congratulate Salimatou Fatty, a member of GPE’s Youth Advisory Board (YAB) who has been included in the list of the 2017 100 most influential young Africans across...
Scholarships help girls in Niger who live too far from secondary school to find host families and continue to go to school
According to new data released today by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), 617 million children and adolescents worldwide are not reaching minimum proficiency levels in reading and...