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A Student Story: From No English to Nursing School-Bound
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Dolma Tsering moved to the US three years ago from a small village in Tibet. She and her family moved here to open their now successful shop in Blacksburg, Virginia, the Himalayan Curry Café. She didn't know any English until she met her tutor.

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One Girl's Courage Leads Women to Equal Education Opportunities
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Women across the world are not always in a position to feel empowered, make life-changing decisions of their own, or take a stand for what they believe in. One woman, however, defied the Taliban, stood her ground, and fought for something that she deeply believed in.

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Literacy Empowers Entrepreneurial Women in Mexico
Women's Empowerment Through Literacy

As a way to nurture economic development and combat poverty in Guanajuato, ProLiteracy partnered with PLAMAC to expand a learning project using a proven business education curriculum called the Exito! (Success) in PLAMAC’s Savings Clubs.

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Three Ladies of Literacy in the Asia Pacific Region
Three Ladies of Literacy in the Asia Pacific Region

We're celebrating International Women's Day by sharing the stories of three remarkable women in the Asia Pacific region who have helped conquer basic literacy and workforce challenges.


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Women Empowered Through Literacy
Four women from Africa

Read the short stories of three women living in Africa how changed their lives through literacy.

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