In Youth Literacy we are giving our Youth the Power to end generational cycles of poverty:
We believe in the power of learning. That’s why we are proud to support programs across the country that are extending hope to students as they pursue their educational goals and achieve their dreams.
LITERACY PROMOTES “LIFELONG LEARNING” AND BUILDS SKILLS
Literacy is a powerful tool against poverty. If all students in low-income countries had basic reading skills, 171 million people could escape extreme poverty. Illiteracy comes at a high price. According to the World Literacy Foundation, illiteracy costs the global economy $1.5 trillion annually.