Millions still illiterate 20 years after start of UPE programme

Twenty years ago, government introduced Universal Primary Education (UPE), to among others, fight illiteracy in the country. However, it’s 2017 and millions of Ugandans still haven’t enrolled for formal education and therefore can’t read and write.

Daily Monitor’s STEPHEN KAFEERO finds out why in this feature that was published with funding from ACME’s Enhanced Media Reporting for Transparency and Accountability (EMERTA) programme.

Read or download the story below.

Millions still illiterate 20 years after start of UPE programme by African Centre for Media Excellence

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