Literacy


Cuban literacy program has benefitted more than 6.5 million people in 28 countries

Published on August 7, 2012 HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) — Some 6.5 million citizens in 28 nations are no longer illiterate thanks to the Cuban literacy program known as “Yes, I Can.” The figure surpasses all statistics reported by other similar programs implemented thus far around the world. The statement was made by the head of the Youth, Adult and Literacy Department of the Latin American and Caribbean Pedagogical Institute Jose Ricardo del Real in conversation with PL news agency. At present more than one million illiterate people are currently taking the course, said Del Real, as he referred to the Cuban […]