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FAWE CONDEMNS THE TERRORIST ATTACK ON GARISSA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE FAWE CONDEMNS THE TERRORIST ATTACK ON GARISSA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
Words are inadequate to ease the pain inflicted on families, relatives and friends of the students of GARISSA University. We extend our deepest and most sincere condolences to those affected by this brutal and senseless terrorist attack.…

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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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Madagascar

MADAGASCAR

FAWEMadagascar contact details
Coordinatrice:  Ms Amarente Norolalao Ranerason
Présidente: S.E Mme Toto Raharimalala Marie Lydia
 
Address:Antenne Nationale FAWE Madagascar
             Logt 523 Cité Ampefiloha; BP 1489
             ANTANANARIVO 101, Madagascar
Tel. (261) 331251447
Email: amarente_onyx@yahoo.com
Skype: amyranera
Facebook: amy Rahantanirina

Background:
Population (millions)                 19.1
Population Growth Rate (%)             2.7
HIV Prevalence Rate, ages 15-49 (%)    0.2
Human Development Index (HDI) Rank: 135/169

Education Status:
Primary Net Enrollment Rate (%)
       M/F    98       
       M    98       
       F    99
Primary Completion Rate (%)
       M/F    34       
       M    34       
       F    34
Secondary Net Enrollment Rate (%)
       M/F    60       
       M    61       
       F     59
Vocational and Technical (% of secondary enrolment) (%)
       M/F    33       
       M    …       
       F    36
Tertiary Gross Enrollment Ratio (%)
       M/F    7.0       
       M    7.3   
       F    6.8
Adult Literacy Rate (%)
       M/F        71   
       M        77
       F        65

Financing of education
Public Education Spending (% of Government Spending) 13.4

Source: World Bank Education Statistics. Last updated April 2008

FAWE's Action on the ground:

Policy Advocacy
Capacity building for Chapter members in financial and database management

Interventions
  • Empowerment activities
  • Project on facilitation of acquisition of birth certificates - a requirement for accessing primary education

Community Advocacy
  • Radio and television programmes on girls' education

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