Literacy classes .. Combats Poverty, Improves Health and Promotes Social Development and communities well-being
Helping someone to read and write effectively or acquire the basic math skills so many of us take for granted, improves the future of adult people in communities, Literacy is critical to economic development as well as individual and community well-being.
Adults with low literacy skills are found throughout SLDP II targeted communities and in all age groups but are most numerous in the older groups. There are more or less equal numbers of men and women with low literacy skills. Higher rates of people with literacy difficulties are usually found in rural and remote areas.
SLDP IIcommunity economy will enhanced when learners have higher literacy levels. Effective literacy skills open the doors to more educational and employment opportunities so that people are able to pull themselves out of poverty and underemployment.
SLDP II established 10 literacy classes for adults (men and women(in the second phase targeted communities, Where 30 men and 50 women were accommodated in these literacy classes
The main objectivebeing to provide the beneficiaries with basic reading and writing skills, which greatly helps to reduce poverty and give them the a chance for better life and more skills to contribute to economic growth; reduce poverty; increase civic engagement; prevent dis