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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.

Chad

CHAD

FAWE Chad contact details
Coordinatrice: Ms Anastasie Dewa
PrésidenteMme Naimo Perside Beguy

Address;Forum des Educatrices Tchadiennes (FAWE/TCHAD)
             Quartier Ambassatna
             3ème Arrondissement, carré 07, rue 2086, porte 649
             Coté Ouest de la Librairie la Source
             B.P 1120 
             N’DJAMENA, Tchad
Tel: +235 2519659/6278507
Email: fawe_tchad@yahoo.fr; dewa_anastasie@yahoo.fr

Background:

Population (millions)                 10.9
Population Growth Rate (%)              2.8
HIV Prevalence Rate, ages 15-49 (%)    3.4
Human Development Index (HDI) Rank: 163/169

Education status:
Primary Net Enrollment Rate (%)
       M/F    …       
       M    …       
       F    …
Primary Completion Rate (%)
       M/F    …   
       M    …       
       F    …
Secondary Net Enrollment Rate (%)
       M/F    64       
       M    64       
       F    65
Vocational and Technical (% of secondary enrolment) (%)
       M/F    4       
       M    …       
       %F    46
Tertiary Gross Enrollment Ratio (%)
       M/F    4.5       
       M    5.4
       F    3.7
Adult Literacy Rate (%)   
       M/F    33       
       M    44       
       F    22   
Financing of education
Public Education Spending (% of Government Spending)     …

Source: World Bank Education Statistics. Last updated April 2008


FAWE's Action on the ground

Policy Advocacy
  • With UNICEF, develop programme for education of nomads Participated in development of the national PRSP
  • Trained in gender analysis and mainstreaming
  • Trained in communication and project proposal
  • Took part in validating report on Gender Equality in Education

Interventions

  • Empowerment activities
  • Organized interschool debates on gender issues
  • To-date 18 girls' clubs with 2550 members
  • Organized girls' Forum attended by 96 girls and 32 animators
  • Joined in radio programmes that helped explain FAWE’s mandate.
  • Started small scale income generating activities for girls.

Community Advocacy
  • Bulletin for girls' clubs
  • Roundtable on "Challenges to girls' education in the 3rd millennium






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