literacy

Bringing Local Language Literacy to Mayange, Rwanda

by |October 1st, 2015

  By: Aimee Vachon, MVP summer intern 2015 Beginning in July 2015, a new twist on an age-old approach to teaching literacy was introduced through a pilot program at four schools in the Mayange, Rwanda community. Initially piloted in 2014 at the MVP site in Mwandama, Malawi, the program focuses on the classic approach of… read more

Workshop participants visit Mwandama to discuss with Community Education Workers (pictured above) their experiences in using this method to teaching literacy in their VLCs

Literacy focused workshop for MVP East Africa teams

by |October 1st, 2014

In late September, MVP education team members from New York, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania and Kenya gathered for a workshop hosted by MVP Mwandama to share ideas and approaches to teaching children basic literacy. The workshop included local partner organizations also focusing on literacy in the Zomba Rural district, including representatives from Save the Children and… read more

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Breaking Down The Basics: A Community Based Local Language Literacy Program in Mwandama, Malawi

by |July 16th, 2014

Global attention is increasingly being drawn to learning levels of students in school, particularly literacy. ┬áStudents in low income countries often drop out of school early, and leave either illiterate or with very limited reading abilities.[1] For those who do remain in school, they are often found to have very poor reading skills, even in… read more

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