Mothers’ Union program gives boost to disadvantaged communities in Burundi

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May 10, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] A Mothers’ Union program to reach the most disadvantaged communities in Burundi has produced startling results, bucking the trend in one of the world’s poorest countries. The Literacy and Financial Education Program, which has been jointly funded by Comic Relief, has helped over 14,000 men and women to read and write, as well as furnishing many with business skills and the confidence to advocate on issues such as gender-based violence and access to education for women and young girls.

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