Illiteracy is inability of a person to write and read,this showing the lack of education to the specific country.
The main causes of illiteracy,
- Cultural influences
- Child labour
- Poor science and technology
- Inadequate education facilities
- Gender discrimination e.g women
- Ignorance of parents
- Civil war and terrorism (it caused refugees)
- Pool provision of social services e.g health services
- Climatic changes (it may caused floods, droughts.