is the most powerful weapon
you can use to change the world
– Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)
Mr. Mandela was a black nationalist, revolutionary activist and the first black president of South Africa.
758 million individuals across the globe are illiterate.
Through the help of our donors and volunteers, we are on a mission to change that.
We help the poorest in 16 countries
122 million children across the globe are illiterate
Student Success: building her future
Just $14 dollars a month could help someone
learn to read & write
Alfalit teaches students how to read, write and do basic math for approximately $145 per student. An illiterate student can reach a third grade level of education within 9-12 months.
Alfalit offers basic education, for youth and adults, up to a 6th grade level in Reading and Writing to help streamline them into the private and public education system.
A MESSAGE FROM OUR PRESIDENT
“Nearly 8 million people learned how to read and write through Alfalit and our vision today is to build on their success and continue to deliver literacy, basic education and life-changing programs free of charge to the neediest populations around the world.”
Our strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned us a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.
Alfalit International’s rating and other information about charitable giving are available free of charge on charitynavigator.org. More detailed information about Alfalit International’s rating is available to Charity Navigator site visitors who become registered users, another free service.
Honarary board member
We are pleased to annouce that Maks Chmerkovskiy has joined Alfalit International in the position of Honorary Board Member. Join him in his fight to help eradicate illiteracy around the world!