Tuesday, August 09, 2011

U.S. Organization Shares UNESCO Literacy Award for 2011

The US-based Room to Read shared the Confucius Prize for Literacy for its program promoting gender equality and literacy through local language publishing. Operating in nine countries – Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Nepal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Viet Nam and Zambia – the program has assisted communities in developing culturally relevant reading materials in local and minority languages.

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