Marko Mgaya
Marko Mgaya answered

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,

  1. Poverty
  2. Cultural influences
  3. Child labour
  4. Poor science and technology
  5. Inadequate education facilities
  6. Gender discrimination e.g women
  7. Ignorance of parents
  8. Civil war and terrorism (it caused refugees)
  9. Pool provision of social services e.g health services
  10. Climatic changes (it may caused floods, droughts.