LAHORE – Mobilink has partnered with UNESCO to launch the third phase of the ‘Mobile Based Literacy’ programme, a broad based initiative continuing since the year 2009. The programme is a unique initiative that utilizes mobile technology to improve literacy for female students, aged 15 to 25 years, in rural and deprived areas, says a press release. The ‘Mobile Based Literacy’ programme is an evolution of the previous ‘SMS for literacy’ program, with the third phase of the project designed to use the mobile phone both for learning and communication between the teachers & students, as well as teachers & supervisors.In the third phase of the program 2500 students will be given basic literacy skills.