Give your Word Heroes

Give Your Word

What does it take to break the cycle of illiteracy? Learn more about real adults who are learning to read and write not just for themselves, but for future generations.

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Herman's Story

A Father's Perspective on Literacy: "It's Like Being Able to See"

Herman spent most of his life unable to read or write, having dropped out of school at a young age due to difficulties concentrating at school. For 35 years, he struggled with daily tasks such as reading the mail and understanding written street sign...

Thank you mum

One More Reason to Thank Your Mom

This Mother’s Day consumers will spend a whopping $2.5 billion buying cards for moms [1]. Some of us will write heart felt messages of gratitude, some humorous words of thanks, and others will write them right at the last minute, because they’ve forg...

Learning to read in a secondary language can be a disorienting experience

International Mother Tongue Language Day

This blog was written by Tanyella Evans, Co-Founder and CEO of Project Literacy Partner Library For All to celebrate International Mother Tongue Language Day – February 21, 2017.  Today is International Mother Tongue Language Day. Ta...