Eritrea’s adult literacy rate improved to 80 percent, owing in large part to its Adult Education Program, according to Tiqabo Ayimut, head of curriculum planning and development in the Ministry of Education.
In an interview held with state media, Tiqabo disclosed that since the Adult Education Program was launched in 2000, more than 600,000 citizens (89% women) have become beneficiaries.
Eritrea’s success in curbing adult illiteracy has not gone unnoticed. In 2002, the country received the International Literacy Award from UNSEO for its Adult Education Program. Continue reading Eritrea: 80 Percent of its Adults Literate