Literate Village

Literate Village is a four-year activity that focuses on 2,150 economically disadvantaged villages in the Sohag, Beheira, and Assiut governorates with high rates of illiteracy among mothers and low school attendance rates among children. Using an intergenerational approach to learning to eradicate illiteracy, this activity strengthens literacy among children in community schools and improves early grade reading instruction, particularly for remedial readers. The Literate Village activity works simultaneously with adult learners – namely mothers and women’s groups – to provide literacy classes and teach women how to engage their children in learning in the home. The activity also works with community associations and leaders to garner support for literacy and encourage

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Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 8:45am

Last updated: October 30, 2019