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1/29/13 at 11:59 PM 0 Comments

Burmese Refugees

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In Northern Thailand refugees from the Shan Burmese ethnic group have settled. Most of the adult refugees lack a formal education. This infographic from the Burmese Refugee Project indicates that 90% of the adult refugees are illiterate.

The children of the refugees have educational opportunities and many of them are literate.

Are you taking the ability to read for granted? How would your life differ if you couldn't read?

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