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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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Liberia

LIBERIA

FAWE Liberia contact details

Coordinator: Ms. Winifred Deline

Chair: Dr. Evelyn Kandakar

Address:FAWE Liberia Chapter
             YWCA Compound
              Congo Town, Liberia
Tel. (231) 6424918 Mob: 231 6424918 Winifred
Email: liberiafawe@yahoo.com ; wwdeline@yahoo.com


Background

Population (millions)             3.7
Population Growth Rate (%)         4.1
HIV Prevalence Rate, ages 15-49 (%)    1.5
Human development Index (HDI) Rank:     162/169

Education status:
Primary Net Enrollment Rate (%)
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Primary Completion Rate (%)
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Secondary Net Enrollment Rate (%)
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Vocational and Technical (% of secondary enrolment) (%)
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Tertiary Gross Enrollment Ratio (%)
       M/F    7.5           
       M    7.0       
       F    8.0
Adult Literacy Rate (%)
       M/F        58   
       M        63
       F        53
Financing of education
Public Education Spending (% of Government Spending) 12.1

Source: World Bank Education Statistics. Last updated April 2008

FAWE's Action on the ground

Community Advocacy
• Advocating for EFA through street parades
• Launch of new FAWE branches
• Community sensitisation in Grand Cape Mount

Interventions
•Combating Poverty
•Scholarships for needy girls
• Counselling training for teachers in 15 schools
• Provision of books to girls in 15 schools
• Launch of girls' clubs in Montserrado
• Production of operational manual for girls' clubs
• Upgrading of Kendeja School

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