Joy of Reading (JoR) is a non-profit, established in 2010, that provides books to schools, non-profits, and communities to augment their existing libraries or set up new libraries. Our mission is to increase literacy and promote the pleasure of reading to children and youth everywhere. We are registered as 501(c)(3) in the US and formally registered as a non-profit trust in India.


Learn to Read, Read to Learn, Read for Joy!!

Children grow socially, creatively, and academically when given access to a variety of books.​
Trained educators and volunteers can enhance the use of books in meaningful ways.​
Used books can find important longevity in our global community. ​


Provide a wide range of resources for kids and training for teachers to enhance literacy and learning.

The Joy of Reading initiative is envisioned and executed by a 100% women-led team