Did you know that 14% of adults in Pitt County have “below basic” skills? For them they cannot complete a job application, use a TV guide, read a street map or signs or read the instructions on a medicine bottle. For them, simple everyday tasks present real problems.
And, 24% have “basic” skills. They can function by signing their name and adding numbers on a deposit slip, but they need higher level skills to function adequately at work, at home, and in everyday life.
Literacy Volunteers – Pitt County is an organization whose mission is to improve the literacy skills of adults in our community. This is accomplished through trained volunteer tutors who provide one-on-one and small group tutoring.
Why Should You Care?
The future of our community is at stake!