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gloops, Inc. Donates Two Libraries to Primary Schools in Vietnam.

gloops, Inc. Donates Two Libraries to Primary Schools in Vietnam.

gloops, Inc. Donates Two Libraries to Primary Schools in Vietnam.
-Extending cooperation to the library project for developing nations by the international NGO “Room to Read”-
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 gloops, Inc. announced that the company would extend its cooperation to the library project for developing countries by the international NGO “Room to Read”, and donates one library each to two primary schools (total two libraries) in Vietnam where gloops has a subsidiary company.

 The major support gloops provides is to donate one library each to two primary schools in the Tra Vinh province of South Vietnam. In addition to a collection of 1,000 to 1,500 books in English and in the local language, the libraries will also be equipped with puzzles and other materials that would help develop a supportive learning environment for children. This project is not just about building libraries, but about providing continued support over a period of three years, which will include training librarians so that these libraries will be able to operate autonomously in the future.

 “Since gloops has established a subsidiary company gloops Vietnam Co. Ltd. in Vietnam, we are aware that our contributions towards international exchange and support between Japan and Vietnam are extremely important,” says Shinsuke Kawakata, the President of gloops. “Through this project, we are helping the children of Vietnam gain access to a large number of books so that they can get high quality education”.

 gloops will continue to actively promote Corporate Social Responsibility activities.

About Room to Read
 Room to Read focuses on improving literacy and promoting gender equality in education. It is an international organization set out to change the lives of millions of children in developing countries. With the belief that “World Change Starts with Educated Children,” Room to Read works in collaboration with local communities, partners and governments to develop literacy skills and a habit of reading among primary children and to help girls receive support for acquiring the skills necessary for completing middle school. Since 2000, Room to Read has influenced the lives of over six million children in Asia and Africa, and hopes to increase this number to ten million by 2015.   *The Japan Office was established in 2010, and in August the same year, permission for a specified non-profit corporation “Room to Read Japan” was obtained from the Cabinet Office. (http://www.roomtoread.org/)

About gloops, Inc.
gloops is a social application provider (SAP) developing and operating social games which users play while communicating with a variety of people online. So far, gloops has developed and operated 13 titles in its battle series, three titles of its sports series, and another two titles for a total of 18 social games.

Founded: August 2, 2005
President: Shinsuke Kawakata
Employees: 414 (as of June 1, 2012)
Business: Social applications

Contact
gloops, Inc.
Public Relations Division
Akasaka Twin Tower Main Tower 4F
2-17-22 Akasaka
Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0052 Japan
pub@gloops.com
http://gloops.com

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