Leadership and education

Literacy effort begins to show

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Elizah the little reader

Elizah Thomas is a five-year old from Kupari village in Tari, Hela Province. He is shy and does not talk or play much. But when called upon to read to his peers and the public at the Kuluanda Literacy Library last week, he trudged up, in bare feet and tonnes of confidence, silencing the crowd with his clear voice and new-found literacy skill.