Worldwide, 67 million children have no access to education, and more than 775 million people over the age of 15 are illiterate. It is said that two out of three children cannot read at grade-level. Our members support educational projects that provide technology, teacher training, vocational training teams, student meal programs, and low-cost textbooks to communities. Our goal is to strengthen the capacity of communities to support basic education and literacy, reduce gender disparity in education, and increase adult literacy.
 
For information on Rotary International literacy projects, click on the link shown at the left.
 
       Lorie Rheams is our District Literacy Chair.  Contact her by clicking the link Email Her. 
 
Don’t reinvent the wheel if you don’t have to because there are lots of successful literacy programs underway in your community which your club can support. Please let Lori know about your programs so we can share your ideas with others.