An assessment meeting regarding literacy campaign over the past 10 years was conducted in Serejeka sub-zone.
Serejeka, 9 November 2011 – An assessment meeting regarding literacy campaign over the past 10 years was conducted in Serejeka sub-zone.
Speaking at the meeting in which the head of the branch office of Adult Education Program in the Central region, village administrators and invited guests took part, the Administrator of the sub-zone, Mr. Tesfahiwet Meresa, called on members of the general public to avail themselves of the educational opportunity made available.
In a report he presented at the meeting, the supervisor of Adult education in the sub-zone, Mr. Teklai Jihar, indicated that about 5,800 citizens have enrolled themselves in the program out of whom 5,225 have completed the course.
Reports also indicated that adult education program has been introduced in 28 villages of the sub-zone, and that illiteracy rate in 22 villages has dropped to the lowest level. The need to exert utmost efforts in the remaining six villages was also emphasized.
Many females who have overcome illiteracy are now engaged in public offices provided major impetus to the development of literacy campaign.
The participants of the meeting adopted a number of resolutions including that of giving special attention to these children who didn’t get access to education and encourage other nationals to participate in the literacy campaign.