Reading is the most important skill that children learn as they start school. Reading success in elementary school leads to success in other subjects, higher education and life. And yet, in some sub-Saharan African countries, children who have attended school for five years have a 40 percent chance of being illiterate. -USAID
USAID’s approach to improving reading and literacy revolves around five goals, also known as the five “Ts”:
Strong Women Strong World is lending its voice to supporting literacy for children through All Children Reading. Education is about more than access, it is about learning.