Pakistan Literacy Project (PLP) PLP is a citizens effort to supplement existing efforts to help achieve needed literacy with maximum Pakistanis able to read, write and do basic arithmetic to become well-informed citizens. PLP relies on carefully designed curriculum as well as devoted community volunteers, for fast spread of literacy in Pakistan.
Based on survey’s, communities are selected to establish Literacy Centers at either teachers’ homes or community centers, to keep it low cost program for greater productivity. Volunteerism and Philanthropy are two important pillars of this program.
The objective is to achieve almost 100% literacy in community selected for establishing centers under PLP. This initiative will be essentially focused on the female population in Pakistan.
The following services are offered by PLP:
- Conducting the survey of communities for selection.
- Training the teachers (‘Rahnuma’) who will subsequently impart knowledge and skills to the students.
- Upon completion of courses, organizing award ceremonies and distribution of students certificates later, providing subject-related books and reference material.