Laubach Literacy International (LLI)

Fundación Alfabetizadora Laubach (FAL)

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History

1955, by Dr Frank C Laubach. Original title: Laubach Literacy. Oct 2002, merged with Literacy Volunteers of America to form 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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Activities

Outreach programs: National Book Scholarship Fund; Women in Literacy - a 10-year program commenced 1990, aims to provide special literacy education and leadership training to 1 million women outside USA and 100,000 women inside USA to help them solve problems of poverty, poor health and violence in their family lives. 'Laubach Literacy Grants' - in USA and worldwide.

Structure

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Financing

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 37 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Society
    • Social
    • Women
    • Adults
    • Communities
  • Education
    • Further Education
    • Educational Content
  • Development
    • Development
  • Language
    • English
  • Innovative change
    • Change

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

F5505

Last News Received

2003
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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