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Literacy Project to empower caregivers of pre-school children

Written by: Zanele Zama

Project Literacy has launched its five-year review of work done in literacy, reading and book space.

Having run for 47 years, the literacy nonprofit organisation (NPO) is now looking into what can be done in the next 10 years.

The NPO has a programme called "Run Home to Read" which empowers caregivers with families who have pre-school children who are not attending creches.

Joanne Joseph speaks Project Literacy CEO Steven Roux.

In the last 18 months, there has been a lot of political will, political drive and several initiatives especially in the reading and literacy education for the younger cohorts of our population.

Steven Roux, CEO - Project Literacy

In 2006, we identified that there is a significant number of children who are not getting access to good creches and early child development.

Steven Roux, CEO - Project Literacy

Listen to the full interview below...


This article first appeared on 702 : Literacy Project to empower caregivers of pre-school children




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