Adult literacy

2008-08-01 00:00

It is heartening to know that as many as 14 000 people received their adult literacy certificates at a provincial Education Department ceremony in Pietermaritzburg this week. Among the graduates was Mncane Radebe from Nkandla who is 90 years old and who said that she now feels like “a brand new person”. Such is the sense of emancipation that embraces the achievement of literacy in adulthood. The Masifundisane Mass Adult Literacy Campaign in KwaZulu-Natal is to be highly commended for its important work.

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