ALFALIT, Literacy and Literature in Peru


ALFALIT organises educational and literacy programmes for adults, as well as offering training in Christian education for teaching staff. This organisation develops professional educational services of high quality for public and private institutions, and it also produces and publishes specialist educational materials. ALFALIT is recognised in Peru as an organisation for bilingual literacy programmes aimed at women in marginal urban and rural districts. In 1983, UNESCO awarded ALFALIT an International Literacy Prize in recognition of its innovative literacy programme; then in 2009, ALFALIT received the Prize for Literacy in Ibero-America bestowed by the Organization of Ibero-American States. ALFALIT is a Christian-Evangelical association of Christian churches and organisations; it has been working to promote adult education for more than 50 years.

Website of ALFALIT