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.




FAWE Mali contact details
Coordinatrice: Madame Kadiatou BABY MAIGA
Présidente: SAMASSEKOU Kankou TRAORE.
Address:Antenne Nationale de FAWE Mali
             Immeuble MEME-ABK5, Hamdallaye ACI, B.P.E. 1366,
             BAMAKO, Mali
Tel: (223) 2293619
Tel. No. Residence (223) 220-8725
Mobile: 223-641-3768
Email: amasef.fawe@afribonemali.net


Population (millions)                 12.7
Population Growth Rate (%)             2.4
HIV Prevalence Rate, ages 15-49 (%)    1.0   
Human Development Index (HDI) Rank: 160/169

Education status:
Primary Net Enrollment Rate (%)
       M/F    73       
       M    79       
       F    66
Primary Completion Rate (%)
       M/F    68       
       M    71       
       F    65
Secondary Net Enrollment Rate (%)
       M/F    70       
       M    72       
       F    68
Vocational and Technical (% of secondary enrolment) (%)
       M/F    89       
       M    …       
       F    41
Tertiary Gross Enrollment Ratio (%)
       M/F    3.9       
       M    4.7   
       F    3.1
Adult Literacy Rate (%)
       M/F    26       
       M    35   
       F    18
Financing of education
Public Education Spending (% of Government Spending) 17.4

Source: World Bank Education Statistics. Last updated April 2008

FAWE's Action on the ground

Policy Advocacy
• Trained a core team to ensure gender mainstreaming in EFA NAPs
• A member of the national EFA Board
• Participated in development of EFA NAP.
• Participated in USAID course on resource mobilization

Community Advocacy
• In 2001, implemented its 3rd Girls' Education day " Radio and television shows on girls' education
• Articles on girls' issues in national papers

  • Administers a bursary scheme for girls
  • Supports a vocational training centre for out-of-school girls in Makandiana village
  • Tuseme extended to many schools through Partnership with Plan WARO
  • FAWE's regional pilot project on HIV


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