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Christian Science Monitor Profiles Rohini Nilekani of Pratham Books

Others | Oct 26, 2012

In case you missed it, the Christian Science Monitor recently published a wonderfully inspiring story about Rohini Nilekani, the Bangalore based philanthropist who founded Pratham Books, a nonprofit publishing company that provides low cost books to millions of poor children across India.

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