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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.

Somalia

SOMALIA

FAWE Somalia contact details

Ag. Coordinator: Ms. Zahra Nur

Chair: Ms. Faduma Ali Nur

Address:Puntland, Somalia
Tel: 252 5 824556
Email: fawesom@yahoo.com; fawesom@hotmail.com ; zahranur@hotmail.com; fay.nur@hotmail.com

Background
:

Population (millions)                 8.9
Population Growth Rate (%)             2.3
HIV Prevalence Rate, ages 15-49 (%)    ...
Human Development Index (HDI) Rank:

Education Status:
Primary Gross Enrollment Rate (%)
       M/F    21.9       
       M    34       
       F    22
Primary Completion Rate (%)
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Secondary Net Enrollment Rate (%)
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Vocational and Technical (% of secondary enrolment) (%)
       M/F    …       
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Tertiary Gross Enrollment Ratio (%)
       M/F    …       
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Adult Literacy Rate (%)
       M/F    28       
       M    36   
       F    15

Financing of education
Public Education Spending (% of Government Spending) … Puntland, 4.5 Somaliland


Source: World Bank Education Statistics. Last updated April 2008

FAWE's Action on the ground
* Newly established Chapter
* Pilot bursary scheme
* Institutional assessment
* Strategic planning development processes under way

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