Check out Room to Read - a fantastic organisation!
Room to Read is a wonderful charity that partners with communities right across Africa and Asia to promote children's literacy and girls' education.
Just look at this -
Books distributed so far: 11.5 million
Girls' education participants: 17,810
Children benefited so far: 6.7 million
To find out how you can help, go to the Oz branch of their website
And for kids wanting to help there's Students Helping Students - a great resource they're looking to Australianise!