International Literacy Day

National literacy Day, Haiti

International Literacy Day, Haiti National literacy day is the PERFECT day to re-think how we respond to poverty. Haiti’s literacy rate is 64% for males and 57% for females. Nearby Latin American and other Caribbean boast a whopping 92% literacy rate. Why the big difference? 50% of Haitian children do not attend school 30% of children who do attend school, won’t see third grade Another 60% abandon school before sixth grade Very few Haitians 25 or older attend secondary school much less college or vocational school … Read More