Illiteracy lies at the heart of crime, unemployment and poverty.
Half the prison population
struggles with reading-
but half the prison population can read!
to give Teach a friend to read
to each prisoner who can read
so no-one will leave prison unable to read.
Listen to extracts of a thank you letter that was sent to Teach a friend to read by a prison inmate who - during his 7 year sentence - is teaching his fellow inmates to read and encouraging others to be inmate-coaches as well.