Where literacy training is available, trained facilitators are the best people to pass on these skills. However, a basic understanding of literacy training may be very helpful to parents and to the family and friends of people learning literacy skills.
Languages and communication: God’s plan for mankind. People working to develop literacy in local languages in many communities around the world play a full part in God’s plan for mankind. This is because literacy helps ensure clear communication between people and God through reading the Bible, and between individual people and their neighbours.
by Kuki Rokhum.
by Noé Ngueffo.
by Clinton Robinson.
by Barbara Lawes. Mothers’ Union members and workers worldwide know that a lack of literacy skills is one of the main problems facing women and girls, especially in rural areas. Without literacy skills, women find it much harder to improve conditions in their homes, families and communities and to participate fully in community affairs and administration. Literacy is key to accessing the few local initiatives and opportunities available. Literacy enables women’s voices and concerns to be ...
by Nyomi Graef and Ross James. We were involved in a translation project to provide training materials for health workers for use in radio programmes. Our task was to prepare the original English materials for translation by making them easier to read and understand.
by Stellah Tumwebaze. LABE (Literacy and Adult Basic Education) is an organisation based in Kampala working in 14 districts of Uganda. It has wide experience in promoting literacy rights. Here they share some of their experience and help us to consider the basic steps to follow when starting a literacy programme.
by Tim Curtis.