Thursday, September 8, 2005

Celebrate International Literacy Day, Sept. 8th

Celebrate International Literacy Day, September 8 . . .and show the world your commitment to literacy.

International Literacy Day, observed September 8, focuses attention on worldwide literacy issues and needs. It is estimated that 860 million of the world’s adults (nearly two-thirds of whom are women) do not know how to read or write and that more than 100 million children lack access to education.

The theme of the 2005 celebration is Literacy and Sustainable Development