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Project Literacy Men's T-Shirt (Available in Grey or White)

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757 million people cannot read this sentence.

You can help change this through buying this T-Shirt! How?

The Big Issue is a Partner with Project Literacy – a global movement to make significant and sustainable advances in the fight against illiteracy. We represent the letter ‘H’ for homelessness in their ‘Alphabet of Illiteracy’ which visually demonstrates how illiteracy underpins some of the greatest challenges facing humanity. For more info visit projectliteracy.com

One in two homeless people in the UK lack the basic English skills needed for everyday life. This figure compares with one in six (15%) of the general population who struggle to read.

All proceeds from this T-Shirt go to the 22 partners of Project Literacy.

To see all partners of The Alphabet of Illiteracy: http://www.projectliteracy.com/abc

Grey: 90% Premium Ring Spun Cotton, 10% Polyester

White: 100% Premium Ring Spun Cotton

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