The role of the adult literacy organization of Zimbabwe (ALOZ) in the implementation of literacy programmes in Zimbabwe

  • Aaron T. Sigauke Department of Educational Foundations, Faculty of Education, University of Zimbabwe.


This study was carried out between October and December 1999. It looks at the nature of the literacy activities, successes and problems faced by the Adult Literacy Organization of Zimbabwe (ALOZ) in its efforts to spread literacy activities in the country. Data was collected by means of interviews and consultation of literature at the ALOZ offices. The study established that, while some successes have been scored, the organization faces various problems. This study makes recommendations that could redress these difficulties.

Journal of Social Development in Africa Vol 16 No 2 2001, pp. 53-70

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