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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…

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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.

Southern Sudan

SUDAN

Background:

Population (millions)                 37.7
Population Growth Rate (%)             2.2
HIV Prevalence Rate, ages 15-49 (%)    ...
Human Development Index (HDI) Rank: 154


      
Primary Gross Enrollment Rate (%)
       M/F    …       
       M    …       
       F    …
Primary Completion Rate (%)
       M/F    …       
       M    …       
       F    …
Secondary Net Enrollment Rate (%)
       M/F    …       
       M    …       
       F    …
Vocational and Technical (% of secondary enrolment) (%)
       M/F    3.1       
       M    0.0       
       F    0.0   
Tertiary Gross Enrollment Ratio (%)
       M/F    6.2       
       M    6.4   
       F    5.9
Adult Literacy Rate (%)
       M/F     61       
       M    71   
       F    52       
Financing of education
Public Education Spending (% of Government Spending): …

Source: World Bank Education Statistics. Last updated April 2008

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