The lives of laborers in Dubai are being changed through education, utilizing the power of print. Project Akshar (Alphabets) uses visual learning techniques through a combination of print, signage, and digital distribution to turn labor sites into learning sites, making an English education possible for any laborer despite the a lack of the main resources of time and money. When laborers learn to speak English, they can significantly raise their incomes.
While technology marches on, sometimes there is no substitute for the classics!
“Project Akshar has graduated more than 5,000 students in twelve months. Alumni have earned promotions, acquired new jobs, higher salaries, started businesses and stepped outside of the cycle of poverty.”
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