May 19, 2010

Cell Phones Help Pakistani Women Learn to Read

Bunyad Mission Benificaries .gif NPR on how cell phone text messages help teach Pakistani women to read.

quotemarksright.jpg The Bunyad Foundation established a program to help teach them basic literacy. At the risk of ridicule from their families, they enrolled in a program where they could learn the alphabet, buy a cheap cell phone and then get text messages on the phone to practice.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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