ADULT EDUCATION (Over 2,300 adults reached…)
A community will not develop if the people there are not educated. Education is the stronghold of every community, either it will be backward or progressing in terms of physical development and human capacity development.
“On average, 61% of adults in sub-Saharan Africa cannot read and write with understanding, one of the lowest adult literacy rates in the world. The absolute number of adult illiterates continues to rise because of high population growth, from 133 million in 1990 to around 144 million today” – UN.
Ladewin Adult Education is targeted at adults, youths and women who could not further their school early in life, or who did not have any formal education or are prematurely dropped out of school, or those who are promoters of Primary or secondary education or are drooped out of higher institution but needs some remedy in their communication skills in terms of reading, writing, spelling, speaking, numeracy, and basic computer knowledge. This is in accordance with the Policy Guidelines by Federal Government of Nigeria, Federal Ministry of Education, National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education (NMEC), United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically Goal 4, and other players involved in practicing adult and non-formal education.
Over the past 7 years of our establishment, over 2,500 (which over 70 percent of registered learners are females), adult illiterates have being trained in our 7 Community Learning Centres that are spread in FCT-Abuja, and Nasarawa State, 8 of our learners have proceeded to higher institution to study the course of their own, over 60 of them have sat for West African Examination Council (WAEC), over 320 and 450 has written Junior WAEC and First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC) Examinations, respectively