Literacy & Evangelism International

Women's Literacy Program

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Sponsors needed for 24 women in Sierra Leone to be trained to teach basic literacy and to set up literacy centers.

This training is part of the Sierra Leone Literacy Project to raise the literacy rate in Sierra Leone from 39% to 70% by the year 2015. The Women's Literacy Teachers Training Institute will train 24 women from the 12 districts of Sierra Leone. After the training in Part 1, they will open women's literacy centers to teach their fellow women. They will come back for Part 2 which will make them trainers.

The cost of training per participant is US $150 for Part 2. This will cover food, lodging, and learning materials. Information on training: Zerayia Agnes Bangura (Women's Literacy Coordinator), Literacy and Evangelism Sierra Leone. Phone +23276283000. E-mail: To donate, contact, or

Cost to sponsor one participant $150.00

Total cost: $3,600.00


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