Laubach Literacy International (LLI)

Fundación Alfabetizadora Laubach (FAL)

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


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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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.


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Relations with 2 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 37 countries
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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 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities



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