89% of literacy target achieved

Bulletin No. 97 from the Quisqueya Literacy Plan under the Department of Special Programs of the Presidency (Digepep), dated 12 December 2014, reports that a total of 454,721 people learned to read and write this year, bringing the overall total since the program began at the start of the Medina administration in early 2013 to 758,769. This is 89% of the government target, which was set at 851,396 for this year.