Research has shown the positive effects of dramatized storytelling on language development and student achievement. Children at Afferi Elementary, a school of 3 classes in Bondoukou, in the region of Gontougo, Ivory Coast, are no exception.
"I come to the library, looking for the book our teacher just read because when I read it again, I can understand even better the story and the lessons in the book," says third-grader Dongo Yao Bricono.
Dongo is one of the students who attends the dramatized storytelling sessions brought by AVSI to his school thanks to the Integrated School Feeding and Literacy Program funded by USDA/McGovern-Dole Program.
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