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EDUCATION

Over ONE BILLION PEOPLE cannot READ or WRITE in the World.  Global illiteracy is one of the most powerful obstacles to people becoming self sufficient & thriving.

Global Literacy is Possible

A Powerful Vision for the World

 

Imagine a world where everyone has enough.  Every human being can read, write, and is able to sustain himself/herself without charity.  It is possible!  Though, research has shown to end global poverty, literacy is tantamount.  Dreamweaver believes this is possible. 

From a historical perspective, literacy levels for the world population have risen dramatically in the last two centuries.  In 1820, only 12% of the people in the world could read and write.  Today, 86% of the world's population is literate.  However, a disproportionate number of people in under-resourced countries remain unable to read and write. For example, in Niger (Central Africa) the literacy rate among youth (15-24 years) is only 36.5%.  Many countries have literacy rates over 95% and some are nearly 100%.  Though, a small percentage of people even in the United States, Europe, and other developed regions of the world, are unable to read and write.