Women's Global Empowerment Fund - Literacy Program
Summary: WGEF’s Literacy Program provides women in Gulu, Uganda, who have missed out on education due to the region's long and brutal conflict, the opportunity to learn to read and write through an 8-month literacy training program, accredited by the National Literacy Examination. --- The Women’s Global Empowerment Fund (WGEF) seek to provide marginalized women in Gulu, Uganda with the tools necessary to create viable opportunities for themselves and their families, with the goal of addressing inequality, facilitating empowerment and alleviating poverty. The literacy program provides women who, due to a long and brutal conflict, have missed out on education, with the opportunity to learn to read and write in both their local language ...
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Description of Scale and Reach
The number of women participating in the program has increased. The program now runs two levels of courses, level 2 caters to those women who have completed the first course and want to develop their literacy skills beyond the basics.