Laubach Literacy International (LLI)

Fundación Alfabetizadora Laubach (FAL)

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Founded

1955

History

1955, by Dr Frank C Laubach. Original title: Laubach Literacy. Oct 2002, merged with Literacy Volunteers of America to form G-XG9939 - ProLiteracy Worldwide.

Aims

Promote adult literacy worldwide, with a special emphasis on women, as a tool for problem solving, community development and social change in underdeveloped countries and US communities; promote basic literacy and English as a second language instruction for general US population through volunteer and basic adult education programs; enable adults and older youths to acquire the necessary listening, speaking, reading, writing, mathematics and technology skills to solve problems encountered in daily life and to participate in transformation of their society.

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Structure

Board of Trustees, consisting of Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer, Secretary and 16 members. International headquarters in Syracuse NY (USA): International Programs administrative office; Laubach Literacy Action (US program division); New Readers Press (US publishing division). Latin America Regional Program in Medellin (Colombia). Literacy Centers in Colombia, India and Mexico.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

UIA Org ID

XF5505

Last News

2003

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