Deiyai, Jubi – Deiyai deputy regent Agustinus Pigome officially opened a seminar on the Eradication of Illiteracy.
“Hopefully, this seminar will be useful in combating illiteracy in Deyai,” Pigome said in TIGI Hall, Deiyai Regency, Papua on Thursday (6/11).
He said he strongly supported the program as part of efforts to empower women and protect children.
“I hope all the participants will attend and apply what they get in the seminar,” he stated.
Seminar chief organizer Martha Bleskadit said the purpose of the seminar was to reduce adult illiteracy rate in Deiyai regency and encourage the community to participate in the eradication of illiteracy.
“It aims at encouraging and motivating women ito improve the quality of life of women in all areas of development,” she said.
The target of this seminar is to raise public awareness about the importance of functional literacy for the community, especially to support the role of women as mothers in preparing the young generation. (Ones Madai/ Tina)