Participants learn how to read and write in the local language; they are also taught basic knowledge in English, which can be useful to manage their professional activities. They further learn simple mathematical skills like addition, subtraction, multiplication, and how to use the calculator on their mobile phones.
Following this teaching program, some women decide to pursue their education via institutional channels.
There are 2 levels with regard to literacy classes:
- E Basic: most of the women who take this class learn how to read and write within 3 months.
- EAdvanced: 3 month course for women who completed the basic course and wish to deepen their knowledge.
Launched in: 2016
Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
Local Partner: Business and Professional Women Nepal