Table 7: Summary of NWT Seniors Literacy Projects, 2001/02 - 2003/04
Organization & Community Project 2001/02
Actual
2002/03
Actual
2003/04
Budget
Inuvik        
Ingamo Hall Friendship Centre Elders community service   $10,689 $10,000
Caribou Outreach Learning Centre Inuvik Seniors literacy classes   $13,378 $10,000
Aklavik, Ehdiitat Gwich'in Council Storytelling and reading   $6,985  
Town of Norman Wells Literacy promotion, book club, reading, computers   $4,387 $7,000
Tsiigehtchic Charter Community Seniors literacy learning activities   $11,000  
Holman Elders Committee Drum dance & song; Inuinnaqtun reading & writing $16,525    
Gwich’in Social & Cultural Institute Gwichin biography project $15,000    
Deh Cho        
NODA Literacy Society, Ft. Simpson Elders’ resource center     $7,000
South Slave        
Deninue K’ue Community Learning Centre Computer class, literacy tutorial, and storytelling   $14,997  
Not allocated       ($20,000)
         
North Slave        
Yellowknife Seniors Society Computer classes     $7,000
Dechi Laot’I First Nation, Wekweti Seniors literacy learning activities   $5,000 $5,000
Rae, Dogrib Community Services Board Elders conference     $7,000
NWT Seniors Society Workshop, handbook $30,297    
NWT Literacy Council Plain language audit $1,625    
Wha Ti Elders Committee Elders' literacy project $10,784    
Deh Gah Gotie First Nation
Ft. Providence
Elders' literacy project $2,303    
Gameti Community Learning Centre Storytelling, reading and writing   $7,760  
Total   $76,534 $74,196 $73,000

Source: Education Culture and Employment
Note: Actual expenditures are recorded for all 2002/03 projects with the exception of budget figures for Dechi Laot’I FN and Tsiigehthchic Charter Community projects.

Successive projects in Inuvik, Norman Wells and Wekweti have provided continuity of services for seniors in those communities. Projects are typically short duration lasting up to three months. They are usually staged during the mid-winter months.