Literacy is the ability to read, view, write, design, speak and listen in a way that allows you to communicate effectively.  The power of literacy lies not just in the ability to read and write, but rather in a person’s capacity to apply these skills effectively.  This is the ability to communicate with others and also the ability to comprehend and solve problems and learn from these problems.

Literacy empowers individuals. It is the basic tool of civilization, celebrated as one of the very greatest achievements in human history. it maintained as one of the essential building blocks of religion’s Islam, Glorious Quran, to

“Read in the Name of [our] Allah”

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Literacy is a fundamental human right and the foundation for lifelong learning.  It is an instrument of empowerment to improve one’s health,  income, & relationship with the world. The uses of literacy for the exchange of knowledge are constantly evolving, along with advances in technology. From the Internet to text messaging, the ever-wider availability of communication makes for greater social and political participation.

A literate community is a dynamic community, one that exchanges ideas and engages in debate.  Illiteracy, however, is an obstacle to a better quality of life, and can even breed exclusion and violence.  With society & technology rapidly evolving;  people must have the basic level of literacy to begin their lives in society.  High school gives people this level in which then they can learn and improve their ability to they can function better and improve their lives.

Literacy is the foundation on which the solving of all social problems can be built.  A majority of homeless people are homeless due to the lack of basic skills that could enhance their lives. Being literate means the ability and chance to improve one’s self, which society needs to become more classless and improve the overall living standard of everyone.