World Education, Inc.

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Vol: 16, Issue: 1

Publication Year:
2015
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https://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol16/iss1/12
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JOURNAL, CISR
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World Education; Inc.; Journal; ERW; Mine Action; CISR; JMU; Other Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration; Peace and Conflict Studies; Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration; Social and Behavioral Sciences
article description
After nearly a lifetime of work as an educator in China and throughout the world, Welthy Honsinger Fisher returned to India to continue her work in education at the request of Mahatma Gandhi in 1947. She founded the Literacy House, a small school providing basic education and agricultural training for disadvantaged adults. Observing that literacy training was needed to empower men and women worldwide, in 1951, she and others founded World Education, an international nonprofit dedicated to world literacy.