Women’s Literacy

Giving to women’s literacy could change a woman’s life forever!

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Did you know that approximately 496 million* women across the planet cannot read or write? That means they are not able to read about Jesus or read through God’s Word! Imagine going through life never being able to read street signs or letters from loved ones, or the hope or joy God’s love that comes from the Bible. We want to be a part of the solution by teaching women all around world to read and write!

Reading Can Save Lives

More than one in three women in Asia can’t read or write and have no access to the resources they need to learn. We often take reading and writing for granted but imagine never being able to read a simple street sign or a letter from a loved one or life-giving medicine prescriptions!

Their inability to read leaves them vulnerable anyone who might want to take advantage of their ignorance, and without reading the Bible, it can be difficult for them to deepen their knowledge of Jesus and His love!

Changing lives eternally

Through national missionary sponsorship, we have the opportunity to change lives not only here and now, but eternally in Asia and Africa. Did you know that around 80,000 people die every day in the 10/40 Window? Some of their lives may end without ever hearing about the love of God. We can make a choice today that will forever change the fate of those who have yet to hear.

How do we change lives through literacy?

But now, through GFA World’s Women’s Literacy Programme, the written world is opening up for so many women for the first time! The ability to read and write for themselves gives these women the confidence to educate their children, know what contracts they’re signing, or whether they’re being taken advantage of by their prospective employers etc.

Women learn how to read by reading the Bible, which is the foundational text for our classes – they gain a deep knowledge of Scripture while they learn how to change their lives through reading and writing. Pastors’ wives and women missionaries serve as teachers, so students have the opportunity to grow both educationally and spiritually!

Join us today and help us give women all around the world the joy of literacy!


One of the ways you can be a part of this journey is by donating! Your donation could show someone Jesus and have a major impact on their life. Don’t be discouraged if you can give just a small amount! £5 may not change the entire world, but it can completely change one person’s world.


One of our greatest assets is the transforming power of prayer. We would love for you to join us in praying for our missionaries and the people they serve! We come together every day to pray over the countries, churches, communities and partners that we serve – we'd love for you to join us in prayer (even if you’re not with us in person!)!

Get Involved

You can change lives through fundraising, volunteering, or even joining us on staff. Your time is a gift – if you’d like to fundraise at your church or want us to speak to your community about what we’re doing here at GFA World or you want to volunteer in our office, we would love to chat with you! Sign up to be the first to hear about opportunities!

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