ARED – Library of Congress Literacy Award winner best practices honouree

Indeed, ARED has been identified as an example of successful practice thanks to these efforts, in particular thanks to its efforts to collaborate successfully with the Ministry of National Education of Senegal.

This distinction is awarded to ARED as the world celebrates International Literacy Day on September 8, 2021 and Senegal commemorates its 46th National Literacy Week (SNA 2021), from September 8 to 14, 2021.

The Library of Congress Literacy Prizes aim to highlight the importance of literacy and the need to promote literacy and encourage reading.

Since 2013, the Library of Congress Literacy Awards program has awarded prizes to 136 institutions in 36 countries. By recognizing achievements made, the awards aim to enable non-profit organizations to strengthen their implications in promoting literacy and reading and to encourage collaboration with like-minded organizations.

This distinction is recognition by a renowned international body of the work and results obtained by ARED in promoting the use of national languages.