Illiteracy is prevalent in Bhadohi, a region in India’s carpet belt. Women working in the carpet industry there have learned to read, write and do basic arithmetic in two Label STEP projects. Villages in the Bhadohi region now receive regular visits from a bicycle rickshaw library, so female course participants continue to be provided with reading materials even after their lessons have finished.
Il carro armato diventa libreria: arma di istruzione di massa
BOOKS AND DOCUMENTS FROM THE RICKSHAW LIBRARY --- In Bhadohi, a region in the so-called carpet belt of India, the illiteracy rate is high. In the past three years, about 200 women, who work in the carpet industry, have learnt how to read, write and calculate in Label STEP projects.