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WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY: EMPOWERING TEACHERS, BUILDING SUSTAINABLE SOCIETIES WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY: EMPOWERING TEACHERS, BUILDING SUSTAINABLE SOCIETIES
Today, 5th October, World Teachers’ Day, as the global community comes together to support the new 2030 UN Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), FAWE and its network, would like to highlight the crucial role teachers play in achieving…

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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.

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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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