The Woman's Literacy Project

The first stage of this project began in July 2012. After teacher training of 30 teachers using a grant form the British Embassy, 20 classes were formed. A further 7 classes were added in July 2013, after refresher training for 25 teachers in June 2013.

Nuba women at a literacy class

Nuba women need literacy

The first 20 classes ended their two academic years in March 2014, while the 7 new classes ended their first academic year in March-2014, and re-started the second stage of the academic year in April 2014 which will end by March 2015. Three classes will be added to the existing 7 classes to increase the number of classes to 10.

A WEP teacher with her class

A WEP teacher with her class

Women learners started the second stage of REFLECT training with great enthusiasm with an attendance in September for 5 classes out of 7 was 157 learners.

Two Nuba women learn to read and write

Two Nuba women learn to read and write

The Women's Education Partnership has aspirations to extend it's literacy program to South Sudan where there is much need for literacy. Funding is currently required to initiate this project. As things stand the priority for literacy training is in the Khartoum area.