More than 775 million people over the age of 15 are illiterate. That’s 17 percent of the world’s adult population.

Our goal is to strengthen the capacity of communities to support basic education and literacy, reduce gender disparity in education, and increase adult literacy.


We take action to empower educators to inspire learning at all ages.

We share our knowledge and experience with educators and other professionals who work with vulnerable populations.





Rotary club pairs students with celebrity and CEO mentors for success.





The Rotarian Action Group Against Slavery has a strategy for fighting modern slavery that’s working at the local level.




Realizing that getting children into school isn’t enough, Rotary shifts to mentoring and coaching teachers.





A university president and Rotary club fight Boko Haram to bring education and food to refugees in Nigeria.





Rotary members invest in the future by giving scholarships to students who have the potential to change our communities.




Rotary members fight adult illiteracy by working with local advocates to offer community literacy programs.