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BLOG ON THE DAY OF AFRICAN CHILD 2014
“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way it treats its children.” Nelson Mandela…

Voices

Beatrice Anyango Ochieng, 23 years - Kenya Beatrice Anyango Ochieng, 23 years - Kenya
“I was just 8 years old when my parents died. My relatives took care of me but unfortunately, I got pregnant in class 8 and dropped out of school before the final examination. I got married but by the grace of God through FAWE, I joined form one at Kitmikai Day Secondary School in Kisumu. FAWE supported me through secondary school and I attained a grade B- in form four K.C.S.E exams. FAWE made me confident.

Democratic Republic of Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo

Coordinatrice : Mme Marie Victorine Ngamana
Présidente: Mme Scholastique DIANZINGA

Address: FAWE Congo
              Brazzaville, Congo
Tel: +242 666 5543
Email : fawecongo@yahoo.fr


Background:
Population (millions)                 64.2
Population Growth Rate (%)             2.8
HIV Prevalence Rate, ages 15-49 (%)    3.4
Human Development Index (HDI) Rank:  126/169-Economic Context

Education Status:
Primary Net Enrollment Rate (%)
       M/F    59       
       M    62       
       F    56
Primary Completion Rate (%) Figures for 2005
       M/F    54   
       M    56   
       F    50
Secondary Net Enrollment Rate (%)
       M/F    63       
       M    63       
       F     63
Vocational and Technical (% of secondary enrolment) (%)
       M/F    …       
       M    …       
       %F    …
Tertiary Gross Enrollment Ratio (%)
       M/F    8.0       
       M    8.7   
       F    7.8
Adult Literacy Rate (%)   
       M/F     …       
       M    …       
       F    …   
Financing of education
Public Education Spending (% of Government Spending):     11

Source: World Bank Education Statistics. Last updated April 2008


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