Sindh NGO Brings Literacy to Rural Pakistan Women

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One day Ayesha Solangi, a local counselor decided she wanted to read and write and enrolled herself in an adult literacy programme run by a non-government organisation in her town in Sanghar, a district some 250 kilometers from Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi. In a country where the female adult literacy rate is only 28 percent, according to U.N. figures, these centers are godsend. Thirty-year-old Ummat is a mother of four in the far flung Aachro Thar, a desert, in Sindh, 334 kilometers from Karachi but only 50 kilometers…