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Well, the United Nations have it in there Millennium Goals to have all developing counties literacy rate above 90% in 2015. If this happens then the newly educated people will have jobs which will bring in revenue for the country. With these jobs comes tax so once the government collects the tax they can use it to help the citizens of the country. If the country has valuable resources they can sell the resources to other countries to make money. Basically literate people get good jobs and provide for their country.

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