Ledikasyon pu Travayer (LPT) has been awarded UNESCO's 2004 International Literacy prize. This prize is called The International Reading Association Literacy Award*Ledikasyon pu Travayer won this award for its adult literacy work, which places the emphasis on women, its respect for cultural context and use of mother languages. UNESCO also mentions that Ledikasyon pu Travayer has also produced, printed and distributed books - including the Mauritian Creole dictionary - and reading materials covering every aspect of learners' lives.
This prize will be awarded on 8th September 2004 on the occasion of the World Literacy Day.
Since 28 years Ledikasyon pu Travayer is undertaking the literacy work In the same time LPT, one among the pioneer organisations which is still promoting Mother tongue based Education LPT is dedicating this award to all participants, animators, members, supporting members, and all Associations and individuals in the Republic of Mauritius and abroad who are still struggling for the recognition of mother tongue.